Born… is a must-read for any prospective fost-adopt caregiver. From the court and visitation detail to the relationship pressures and daily life issues – it’s all riveting. The fost-adopt process is very often one mired in mystery. Unless a new caregiver has guidance or prior experience with the child welfare system, it can look incredibly complex, cumbersome, and even biased (. . .)

Jenny Serrano, MPA, Children’s Services Administrator, Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services

I found Lane’s book incredibly intense, sad, and joyful, all at the same time. . .  No matter how difficult the process was, Lane and his partner never gave up on the girls they were raising. They were very brave. At any given moment, their children could have been removed from their care, yet they went on with their life – the day-to-day routines and the family trips and the adventures – as a family. (. . .)

Betsy Jennings, MA, Early Childhood Service Coordinator, Harbor Regional Center (a State of California contracting agency)