CHASING CHINA; A DAUGHTER’S QUEST FOR TRUTH

CHASING CHINA

MIA TRAVELS TO CHINA TO FIND HER BIRTH PARENTS.  SHE RETURNS TO THE ORPHANAGE WHERE SHE STAYED UNTIL HER ADOPTION TO AN AMERICAN FAMILY.  SHE BEGINS TO VOLUNTEER HER TIME AT THE ORPHANAGE, NOT JUST IN HOPES OF LEARNING MORE ABOUT HER BIRTH PARENTS BUT ALSO TO HELP FEED AND CARE FOR THE CHILDREN WHO OFTEN HAD MEDICAL PROBLEMS.  MIA LEARNS THAT MANY FAMILIES LEAVE THEIR CHILDREN AT THE ORPHANAGE BECAUSE THEY CANNOT AFFORD PROPER MEDICAL TREATMENT FOR THEM AND IT IS THE CHILD’S ONLY HOPE FOR SURVIVAL.  SOME CHILDREN HAVE HEART PROBLEMS THAT WILL REQUIRE SEVERAL SURGERIES.  THEY STRUGGLE AT FEEDING AND TIRE QUICKLY.  THE STAFF AT THE ORPHANAGE DO NOT HAVE THE EXTRA TIME IT TAKES TO FEED THESE BABIES SO A GROUP OF LOCAL WOMEN VOLUNTEER TO HELP THESE BABIES.  IN HER TIME SPENT AT THE ORPHANAGE MIA DOES GET SOME LEADS ON HER BIRTH PARENTS AND EMBARKS ON AN ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME!

PUBLISHER’S SYNOPSIS:

Mia is a confused soul. After being adopted as a toddler, she’s led a life of comfort surrounded by loving parents and a pack of protective brothers. Now she’s in college with only a few years until obtaining a d.  egree that will allow her to use her past to help others. Then why all of a sudden does she feel so unsettled? It all boils down to the reality that she was found wandering alone in a Chinese train station so long ago. Deciding she must face her past to embrace her future, Mia takes a journey to the mysterious land of her birth on a mission to find answers. As she follows the invisible red thread back through her motherland, she finds herself enamored by the history and culture of her heritage–strengthening her resolve to get to the truth, even as Chinese officials struggle to keep it buried. With her unwavering spirit of determination, Mia will battle the forces stacked against her and face mystery, danger, a dash of romance, and finally a conclusion that will change her life.

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