Host Lynette Ezell interviews author Adrian C. Collins about being both a “brave and blemished” parent as she re-adopted her daughter, whom she surrendered custody of as a newborn. Collins discusses overcoming shame and the hurdles of mother-daughter relationships in this in-depth interview.

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