signed a pledge to start a savings account for their son’s college education. Even if she didn’t feel ready to raise a child herself, it’s clear by his biological mother’s actions that she cared deeply for his well-being.
A few months after Jobs’s birth and adoption, his birth parents married. Joanne Schieble’s father passed away around this time, and maybe she felt free to make her own decisions. Jandali has recently said, “I think after we got back together, Joanne had second thoughts about adoption, but by then, there was nothing we could do about it. If we had just held off for a few months, then we would have been able to raise Steve as our own, but sadly, that was not the case. We often spoke of our son and how we both wished he was with us.”
Two years after they had Steve and married, Schieble and Jandali had another child, a daughter named Mona. They raised her until she was four years old. The couple divorced, and Jandali became an absentee father to Mona. He did not have a relationship with her until years later. Because Jobs’s adoption