Before We Were Yours

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Memphis, Tennessee, 1939 Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family's Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge, until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a Tennessee Children's Home Society orphanage, the Foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents - but they quickly realize the dark truth... Aiken, South Carolina, present day Born into wealth and privilege, Avery Stafford seems to have it all: a successful career, a handsome fiancé, and a lavish wedding on the horizon. But when Avery returns home to help her father weather a health crisis, a chance encounter leaves her with uncomfortable questions and compels her to take a journey through her family's long-hidden history, on a path that will ultimately lead either to devastation or to redemption. 'It is impossible not to get swept up in this near-perfect novel' Huffington Post Based on one of America's most notorious real-life scandals, in which Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country, Before We Were Yours is a riveting, wrenching and ultimately uplifting global bestseller.

The Story of Avery Stafford (Aiken, South Carolina, present day) The "Before We Were Yours: A Novel" is an excellent story about children who were stolen from their parents by a social welfare worker. Description of Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate PDF The "Before We Were Yours: A Novel" is a very informative, well-written book based on well-researched facts. Before We Were Yours begins in Memphis in 1939.

Like "I learned that you need not be born into a family to be loved by one." Discussion Questions: 1 Before you read Before We Were Yours, did you know the historical side of adoption and that there was a black market for babies back then? 2. Do you think Queenie and Briny were at fault for losing their children? Was it viable for them to have more children? 3.