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‘Far From the Tree’ is a teen tale of adoption

Clip: 12/07/2017 | 5m 40s

What makes a family? Blood? Circumstance? Closeness? In author Robin Benway's "Far From the Tree," she tells the story of three siblings who are put up for adoption as babies, and grow up without knowing each other exists. Benway, who won this year's National Book Award for Young People's Literature, joins Jeffrey Brown for a conversation.

Aired: 12/07/17

Rating: NR

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