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Bringing in Finn: An Extraordinary Surrogacy Story

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In February 2011, Sara Connells mother, Kristine Casey, delivered the greatest gift of all to her daughter – Saras son Finnean. At that moment, 61-year-old Kristine – the gestational carrier of Sara and her husband Bills child – became the oldest woman ever to give birth in Chicago.

Bringing in Finn is the incredible story of one womans hard-fought and often painful journey to motherhood. In this achingly honest memoir, Connell recounts the tragedy and heartbreak of losing pregnancies; the process of opening her heart and mind to the idea of her 61-year-old mother carrying her child for her; and the profound bond that blossomed between mother and daughter as a result of their unique experience together.

Moving, inspiring, and ultimately triumphant, Bringing in Finn is an extraordinary tale of despair, hope, forgiveness, and redemption—and the discovery that when it comes to unconditional love, there are no limits to what can be achieved.

About the Author

Sara Connell is an author, speaker, and life coach with a private practice in Chicago. A frequent media contributor, Sara has appeared on Oprah, NPR, WGN, and FOX News Chicago, and will soon appear on Good Morning America, Nightline, and The View. Sara's writing has been featured in: ELLE, Good Housekeeping, Parenting, Psychobabble, Evolving Your Spirit, and Mindful Metropolis. Her first book, Bringing in Finn: An Extraordinary Surrogacy Story, was nominated for ELLE magazine's 2012 Book of the Year. Visit Sara at her website, saraconnell.com, and on Facebook. She lives in Chicago, IL.

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ISBN:
9781580055413
Subtitle:
An Extraordinary Surrogacy Story
Author:
Connell, Sara
Publisher:
Seal Press
Subject:
Biography - General
Edition Description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Publication Date:
20131008
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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In February 2011, Sara Connells mother, Kristine Casey, delivered the greatest gift of all to her daughter – Saras son Finnean. At that moment, 61-year-old Kristine – the gestational carrier of Sara and her husband Bills child – became the oldest woman ever to give birth in Chicago.

Bringing in Finn is the incredible story of one womans hard-fought and often painful journey to motherhood. In this achingly honest memoir, Connell recounts the tragedy and heartbreak of losing pregnancies; the process of opening her heart and mind to the idea of her 61-year-old mother carrying her child for her; and the profound bond that blossomed between mother and daughter as a result of their unique experience together.

Moving, inspiring, and ultimately triumphant, Bringing in Finn is an extraordinary tale of despair, hope, forgiveness, and redemption—and the discovery that when it comes to unconditional love, there are no limits to what can be achieved.

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