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Julie Ryan McGue

About The Author

Julie Ryan McGue is an adult adoptee and identical twin. Her award-winning memoir, Twice a Daughter: A Search for Identity, Family and Belonging, released in May 2021. It is about the search for her birth relatives. On her blog, That Girl This Life, Julie writes about identity, family, and making sense of life’s quirky moments. You can contact her through her website:


Julie holds a B.A. in Psychology from Indiana University, and a M. M. in Marketing from the Kellogg Graduate School of Business, Northwestern University. She splits her time between NW Indiana and Sarasota, Florida. Julie is currently working on a second memoir and a collection of personal essays.

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Twice A Daughter
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