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Some More Different Than Others

Posted Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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Some More Different Than Others Author Andrew Solomon's Far From the Tree examines the most intense challenges parents can face: Adapting to a new reality when a child inherits or acquires an identity that makes him or her profoundly different. How does the difference caused by autism, or dwarfism or sexual identity impact the family dynamic? Originally broadcast 9/16/13.

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Arts and Culture, Literature

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Andrew Solomon, author, Far from the Tree
Frank Groh-Wargo, father of lesbian daughter, Lauren
Lisa Bachman, mother of Justin, who has Tourette’s Syndrome

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Cleveland Chapter of PFLAG, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

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