Episode 4: Navigating the Holidays for Adoptive Families

Filmmaker and Adoptee Rebecca Autumn Samson on Reckoning with the Primal Wound

On today’s episode, we hear from filmmaker and adoptee, Rebecca Autumn Samson, who, along with her biological mother, Jill Hawkins, have released a feature-length documentary called Reckoning with the Primal Wound, which explores the 1993 book by Nancy Verrier, The Primal Wound, which has sparked discussion and interest in the adoption community for almost two decades. Rebecca shares with us her personal and professional journey in making the film, and the reactions from viewers she has received along the way. Let’s get started!


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