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Prison Baby by Deborah Jiang Stein

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Everyone has a story. Deborah Jiang Stein‘s adoptive parents didn’t want her to know that she was born in prison to a heroin-addicted mother.


Deborah Jiang Stein, author of the memoir, Prison Baby published by Beacon Press, advocate for incarcerated women and the founder of the unPrison Project was interviewed by co-host Barbara Glickstein in April 9, 2014.


Themes of disconnection, secrets, transracial adoption, incarceration of women and babies born in prison are discussed.


Find out more about the unPrison Project and consider supporting the Behind Books Not Bars Prison Baby book club for incarcerated women and girls.


HealthCetera will rebroadcast Prison Baby by Deborah Jiang Stein on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 1:00 PM on WBAI 99.5 FM and streamed at


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<p>Barbara Glickstein is a co-director of the GW Nursing Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement, as well as a nurse, media guru and activist in New York City. She is the chairman of the board of Project Kesher and a consultant to many health care organizations and creative projects. She tweets and ‘grams @blickstein.</p>

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