This is a story of
a couple’s journey from childlessness to the joy of parenthood.
Spanning about fifteen years, the story covers
their experience and the effect
of their African culture on their lives, how they adopted their son and then
their biological children. It goes through heartbreak of infertility and the
medical journey they went through before
they opted to go down the adoption
route. The account covers the couple’s struggle from the man’s perspective,
pressures of time, life and world affairs.The author,Shegun Olusanya is a
technology consultant and is married to Seyi
his wife of many years.
On the 9th March 2012, Shegun met the British Prime Minister David
Cameron to discuss
what could be done to improve the adoption process.
Shegun is a member of the Croydon Adoption Panel. They assure the
used to decide if prospective adoptees are approved for adoption. The panel
makes a recommendation to
the decision maker who gives the final approval.
On the 17th of October 2012, Seyi and Shegun were shortlisted
in the AdoptionChampion of the Year category of the 2012 National Adoption Week Awards.