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The Very First #Replacement Child?

When you start looking at the origins of the idea of a replacement child, you find some extremely interesting information. It doesn’t all exactly pertain to the story of my memoir, Replacement Child, but the underlying notion of the child born to replace another, who then lives in the shadow the first child, is a theme that has deep resonance for me.

Just recently, I was clued in to a reference in the Torah to possibly the very first replacement child by my diligent stepson, Rami Schwartzer, who is now studying to be a rabbi at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.… Read more