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Hosted by Linda S. Hammer

Previous Radio Show Guests

 All December Shows were live and in person at Southgate Plaza in Sarasota, FL 

  December 29, 2001 - Dorothy H. Clary, President, Sons of Norway, Lodge 539, Sarasota, FL 

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Pat Richley, a/k/a Dear Myrtle, author of "The Everything Online Genealogy Book"

December 22, 2002 - Robert "Bob" Hardin, President, British American Club of Charlotte County

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  Lucien Sanchez, President, Alliance Francaise de Sarasota

  December 15, 2001 - Michael J. Gelormino, President, Sons of Italy, Venice Lodge 2747 

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Dean Tong, author of "Elusive Innocence: Survival Guide for the Falsely Accused

  December 8, 2001 - Rabbi Barbara Aiello,

 Temple Beth El, Bradenton, FL 

  December 1, 2001 - Eberhard Gress, President, German Congregation, Sarasota, FL 

Jennifer Massie, Reg. Adoption Supervisor for Adoptions Lifelink - international adoptions.  LIVE, AND IN PERSON, at Mel's Diner in Sarasota, FL 

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Beth Cummings, Owner, AllPro Associates, Inc., LLC, a Florida Private Investigation Firm

November 17, 2001 - Patrick Purtill, President, National Council for Adoption ("NCFA"), discussing their recent $6.1 million grant from the US

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Special Co-Host, Maureen Hogan, Adoption Advocacy Lobbyist - Washington D.C.

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Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf - Republican - Pennsylvania - Senate District 12 - discussing a hopeful amendment to SB 859 - unobstructed access to birth certificates by adoptees - WAS NOT ON THE SHOW

- with -

Special co-host Sue Romberger, founder of PAFind


November 10, 2001 - Overseas Adoptions Show

Lana Noone, Adoptive Mother from "Operation Babylift"
Phil Wise,  One of two adult and 6 children survivors in cargo section of the C-5 plane crash during Babylift
Col. Bud Traynor, pilot of C-5 plane for Babylift
Mark Bauman, USAF MSGT (RET) Former Loadmaster
Betty Tisdale, "Angel of Saigon" during Babylift

November 3, 2001 - Ray F. Green, Program Manager of WWPR 1490 AM, and former manager of an adoption agency in Philadelphia

October 27, 2001 - Barbara Schulz, Vice President of the Manatee Genealogical Society in Bradenton - discussing adoptees' inability to join the Daughters of the American Revolution.

October 20, 2001 - Special Co-host - Harold "Bud" Beck, author of "Cornplanter Chronicles" and publisher of "The Mountain Laurel Review"

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Special Guest - Michael Mirshak, Kelli Moye's exboyfriend - she just got out of prison for abandoning her newborn child

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Stephen Royal Jackson, Ph.D, author of "Eight Steps to Love: How to Return to Love When You Need it the Most - The Moment Stress & Conflict Begin

October 13, 2001 - Ret. Air Force Sgt. Phil Wise, former Aero Medical Evacuation Technician - who was on the first, tragic, military flight out of Operation Babylift at the fall of Saigon in 1975.   He addressed The African American Cultural Council of Virginia Beach's event, in
conjunction with Hampton Roads Annual FLEET WEEK, which honored unsung military Women and Filipino-Americans

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Karen Delucca, an adoptee, President of Adoption Forum and the founder of the PA Adoption Reunion 
Registry, discussed the  Nov. 3, 2001 Annual Conference titled "Hearts of Adoption" Fort Washington Expo Center, Ft. Washington, PA 

September 29, 2001 - Freddi Moody, President
of the African American Cultural Council of Virginia
Beach (AACC) in conjunction with Hampton Roads Annual FLEET WEEK

Special Host - Maria Orozco

September 22, 2001 - Democratic House Minority Leader (Fla), Lois Frankel, running for Governor of the State of Florida, talking about Open Records for adoptees

-With Special Co-Host-

Adam Pertman, author of "Adoption Nation: How the Adoption Revolution is Transforming America", discussing baby abandonment laws, and adoptees being displayed in  public

September 1, 2001 - Special Guest - Jim Chu, jimchu@bellatlantic.net, 917-406-3831, Producer - "Never Walk Alone-The Story of Asian-Americans in the Vietnam War", a film documentary

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Bonni Miranda, owner of Heart of Triad, and her birth father, Johnny, whom she has just been reunited with.

August 25, 2001 - Special In-Studio Guest - Rosemary Armao, Managing Editor, Sarasota (Fla.) Herald Tribune, discussing Open Records, and taking Your calls


Special In-Studio Co-host,  Maria Orozco, a reunited adoptee, Sandra Bullock look-a-like, and future radio talk show host on New Jersey's WOBM.

August 18, 2001 - Guest Co-host, Maria Orozco, a reunited adoptee, Sandra Bullock look-a-like, and future radio talk show host on New Jersey's WOBM.

(These photos are left here in loving memory of my father, N. Robert Hammer.  It was that last time he laughed with his family - a joke I played on my sister, Karen, convincing her that one of these was really Maria.  Can YOU tell the difference? )
Dad died 8/19/01


Special Guest - John Cantlay, reunited adoptee, singer and songwriter of "Reunions", a song about his own reunion.

August 11, 2001 - Janet Reno, former U. S. Attorney General - and who may run for Governor of the State of Florida, discussing Open Records for adoptees and Black Market Adoptions.

Along with:

Adam Pertman, author of Adoption Nation


Harold Beck, publisher of Mountain Laurel Review and author of the "Cornplanter Chronicles"

August 4, 2001 - Bonni Miranda, list owner of Heart of Triad, who was recently reunited with her birth mother - who will ALSO be on the show!

July 28, 2001 - Barbara Krasner-Khait, author of Discovering Your Jewish Ancestors

July 21, 2001 - Richard S. Spangler who is a well known Los Angeles Radio/TV Broadcaster, and is going across the country promoting Pearl Harbor Day.

Eight Steps to Love

July 7, 2001 - Stephen Royal Jackson, Ph.D, author of "Eight Steps to Love: How to Return to Love When You Need it the Most - The Moment Stress & Conflict Begin"

June 26, 2001 - Jean-Louis Miranda, President of DNATesting.com
discussing the new DNA banking for adoptees and birth parents

June 25, 2001 - Dr. Tony Frudakis, molcular scientist and Chief Executive Officer of DNAPrint Genomics talking about their proprietary software system concerning people's genetic makeup and their reactions to certain pharmaceutical drugs.

Pearl Harbor Child

June 22, 2001 - Dorinda Nicholson, author of "Pearl Harbor Child"

June 20, 2001 - rerun of May 30, 2001 - James Gritter author of "Lifegivers: Framing the Birthparent Experience in Open Adoption"

June 19, 2001 - rerun of May 29, 2001 - Ann Wilmer, National Coordinator for the Green Ribbon Campaign, was Special Co-host discussing the recent passage of the Adoption Tax Credit

June 18, 2001 - Lorraine Day, M.D., author of "Cancer Doesn't Scare Me Anymore"

June 15, 2001 - Walter Smith, CPA, author of "A Father's Thoughts on Living"

June 14, 2001 - Dr. E. S. Etuk, author of "Fatherhood Is Not For Babies: Becoming The Kind of Father You Really Want to Be"

June 13, 2001 - Sherrie Eldridge, writer and publisher of the website Jewel Among Jewels Adoption Network, Inc. Among those books is "Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew"

June 12, 2001 - Tim Koster, CEO, Pacific Information Systems, Inc.

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From Me To You

June 11, 2001 - JacLynn Morris and Paul L. Fair, Ph.D., authors of "From Me to You: The Reluctant Writer's Guide to Powerful, Personal Messages

June 8, 2001 - Adam Pertman, author of "Adoption Nation

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Rep. Mark Maddox of Tennessee talking about a bill he sponsored on baby abandonment

June 7, 2001 - Marriane Novy, Editor of "Imagining Adoption: Essays on Literature and Culture"

Eight Steps to Love

June 6, 2001 - Stephen Royal Jackson, Ph.D, author of "Eight Steps to Love: How to Return to Love When You Need it the Most - The Moment Stress & Conflict Begin"

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Sam Wegner, Vice President of Operations, D-Day Museum

Special Co-Host, Karen Joiner Brown, Coordinator, TxCare

Dear Myrtle

June 5, 2001 - Myrtle of Dear Myrtle, Best of the Internet for Genealogists, and author of "The Everything Online Genealogy Book"!

June 4, 2001 - Special Co-Host, Gale Sipple, KY Coordinator for the Green Ribbon Campaign

June 1, 2001 - Jane Guttman, D.C., author of "The Gift Wrapped in Sorrow"

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Kathleen Bergquist, Ph.D. (Korean adoptee and adoptive parent)

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