When Lisa Norris adopted her daughter Hannah out of foster care as a toddler in 2010, she never dreamed that a decade later she’d give up custody of the girl as a last-ditch effort to save her life. Norris describes Hannah as a fearless, kind and funny child who loves art, animals and helping people. […]
Author Archives: Christine Herman
Christine Herman is the managing editor of Side Effects Public Media, a health reporting collaboration based at WFYI involving NPR stations across the Midwest. In her recent role as health reporter at Illinois Public Media, she reported extensively on mental health and was a 2018 Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Journalism fellow. She earned her Ph.D. in chemistry and master's in journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.