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About the Author

Judith Jo Pachino

Judith Jo Pachino was born, adopted, raised and currently lives in Baltimore, Maryland. Her moving debut novel, A Question of Heritage: An Adoption Story, is a fictionalized version of her adoption story. At its core, the book highlights the angst of those in the adoption triad and the complicated realities of adoption. With passion, she expresses the significant impact adoption has had on her life. Judith's book can be purchased on  or as an ebook.

Adopted: The Search for My Heritage

Adopted: The Search for My Heritage


My difficult search for proof of my Jewish identity.