Andrew Bridge

Andrew Bridge’s first book, Hope’s Boy, was a New York Times bestseller and a Washington Post Best Book of the Year. After growing up in foster care, Bridge began his legal career representing children in Alabama state psychiatric hospitals and mental health facilities. Later, he became the executive director of The Alliance for Children’s Rights in Los Angeles, where he worked to expand free legal services to children in foster care and poverty. Bridge is a founding director of the New Girls Academy School, California’s first all-girl college preparatory school for pregnant and parenting teens. He is also a cofounder of National Adoption Day. He currently serves on the Arizona Foster Care Review Board. A graduate of Wesleyan University and Harvard Law School, Bridge is a Fulbright Scholar and a resident at Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center. He lives with his partner, Dr. Scott Young of the Mayo Clinic, in Phoenix, Arizona.

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