Louise Wise Services
In 1963, Howard Burack was born in New York City and put up for adoption through Louise Wise Services, a Jewish adoption agency in New York City that has since shut down but was extremely popular with Jewish families looking to adopt at the time.
A Normal Childhood
When Howard was 6 months old, he was adopted by a local New York family. “I grew up in a nice, upper-middle-class family in a nice, suburban area north of New York City, in Rockland County, and had a normal childhood, normal whatever, great parents,” said Howard…