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Children Born Different: "Far From The Tree"

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Our children are not always born looking or sounding like we expected. 

Andrew Solomon considers that situation, and comes to the conclusion that diversity draws us closer together.  He examines families in which children are born with challenges--physical, emotional, social--and how families respond, in his book Far From The Tree. 

 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for over 35 years, working in both television and radio.