When I was born, my mother sobbed. Not with joy, but because she hadn’t really wanted me to be born. Because as soon as I was born, despite her howls of protest, I was taken away from her. She was eventually allowed to hold me once for a brief moment in time before I was whisked away again, this time permanently. At three weeks of age I left the quiet country hospital where I was born to start my life with an adoptive family. Last Monday, Four Corners delved into the issue of forced adoption practices... more
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Alison Drew-Forster is your stereo-typical surburban wife and mother currently going through her own version of a midlife crisis. This has seen her give up her previous career as a lawyer in order to obtain her Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism from RMIT in Melbourne and now she spends her time trying to be Superwoman - mother to two tweens, HR Manager for an RTO and writing for anyone who will publish her work. She hopes to one day make her living from full time writing.