In 1997, life was full for Lori, her husband Jeff, and their two young sons. As they moved through the process of adding to their family through adoption, Lori experienced a flood of different emotions, contemplations, and anxieties. Accepting "someone else's child" as her own was one of the most personal and triumphant experiences of her adult life. She never shared her most intimate, private thoughts with anyone.until now. This book chronicles each stage of her incredible journey in becoming a mother in this special way. It is her true story. Lori is a professional vocalist, inspirational speaker, certified personal trainer, songwriter and author. She has been a favorite National Anthem soloist for the Detroit Tigers Baseball Club for over 20 years. She's appeared in over 30 local and national radio and television commercials and thousands of telephone ads. Most importantly, she is the mother of eleven children: 2 biological and 9 adopted from 4 different Russian orphanages. Lori speaks to various groups and organizations about her adoption experiences and the needs of Russian orphans, sharing her personal testimony about deeply enriching experiences with her children. Through her stories and music, she can touch others on an intensely emotional level. For more information about Lori and her many projects, go to www.loriadams.net or contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.