The Promise

Truth from the 
Trenches of Adoption 

Christen Shepherd, a graduate of Anthropology from the University of Western Ontario, is a writer and mother of six children, and an advocate for adoption. Her books,The Promise--Truth from the Trenches of Adoption (co-authored with Lisa Highfield), and The Flawed Farm are both available on, as is her collection of short stories, Bottling Fog. The Flawed Farm is also available on Amazon’s Kindle.
She has appeared in newspapers, radio and on television regarding her other passion—rescuing chickens. She lives with her family and a large assortment of animals on a farm near St. Marys, Ontario. 

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