‘The Risk of Us’ by Rachel Howard

 
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What is the cost of motherhood? When The Risk of Us opens, we meet a forty-something woman who deeply wants to become a mother. The path that opens up to her and her husband takes them through the foster care system, with the goal of adoption. And when seven-year-old Maresa—with inch-deep dimples and a voice that can beam to the moon--comes into their lives, their hearts fill with love. But her rages and troubles threaten to crack open their marriage. Book Cover and Author headshot images provided by the author’s representative. 00:00 - Show Opening 01:08 - Forest Fire - Wintersleep 01:21 - Episode Intro 02:25 - Forest Fire (Cont’d) - Wintersleep 05:13 - Interview with Rachel Howard, Part 1 19:19 - Never Let You Go - Wintersleep 22:12 - Interview with Rachel Howard, Part 2 37:59 - Surrender - Wintersleep 39:38 - Episode Outro 40:41 - Surrender (Cont’d) - Wintersleep 42:38 - Finish

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