Adopt Perspective
Adopt Perspective
Sep 21, 2021
Karen Ingram - Lifting the Lid
Play • 52 min
Today's guest is an author and adoptee who was born in Sydney's Crown Street Women's Hospital in 1965 where she remained for a month because of a mild talipes diagnosis. When released from the hospital she was placed in a foster care arrangement with her future adoptive parents for a period of twelve months, until the adoption was finalised. Karen describes herself as a mother, feminist, performer, celebrant and activist and now resides in Melbourne, Australia. In this episode she speaks to Jo Sparrow about her story and memoir, 'Lifting the Lid: a memoir born of adoption'. This episode discusses adult themes and listener discretion is advised. For more information go to
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