John Strege (pronounced stre-gee) is a semi-retired sportswriter and the author of eight books, including In the Big Inning and A Snowflake Named Hannah: Ethics, Faith, and the First Adoption of a Frozen Embryo. John and his wife, Marlene, have one grown daughter, Hannah, who is the first adopted frozen embryo, or “snowflake child.”
Marlene Strege is a retired occupational therapist and a graduate of the University of Southern California. For over two decades, she has been passionate about supporting embryo adoption families on their journeys.
Hannah Strege is a newly-licensed social worker, who recently received her master’s degree in social work from Baylor University. Prior to that, she earned a bachelor of arts degree in sociology from Biola University. Hannah is the first adopted frozen embryo in the world, and aspires to one day open her own adoption counseling practice.