The Chosen One is a heart-warming account of one woman's determined search for her ethnic identity and her subsequent struggle to unite that distant world with the world she has always lived in. Strengthened by her faith in God and driven by a soulful desire to finally know the truth of her adoptive childhood, Maria Brodeur embarks upon a quest that will take her, physically and spiritually, deep into her past to uncover the secrets that have been buried there. Through the labyrinth of social agencies and the monoliths of military protocol, Maria hunts for the clues that will lead her to the man and woman responsible for giving her life. During her journey she discovers a family that she never knew existed, abundant love, and soul-name that had been chanting deep within her heart for years.
About the Author
Maria Brodeur was born in Massachusetts and still calls the state her home. Having graduated from Our Lady of the Elms College in Chicopee with a bachelors degree in nursing, she is a successful registered nurse. She has authored "Mommy's Smile which earned the 2009 National Planetree Award and Emma. Maria resides in Pittsfield with her husband, Rob and their children and grandchildren.