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“Adoption searches—make no small plans, they have no magic to stir your blood”

I happily pursued the identity of my biological mother because I had naïvely expected her to be gracious and forgiving and spontaneously welcome me to her bosom unconditionally, but my vision of a happy serendipitous reunion collapsed in a veil-of-tears. … Continue reading

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“Adoption—the only thing adoptees have is hope” Judith Land

I pensively reflected on the life of the mythical Greek goddess Pandora—too curious for her own good—her insatiable curiosity had caused Pandora to accidentally release much evil into the world; the only bountiful gift from the Gods remaining inside Pandora’s … Continue reading

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Adoption search—what’s in your piñata?

“Happy fifth of May—Cinco de Mayo” If you were separated from your birth parents or biological child and didn’t know where to find them, have you ever wished that everything you ever expected to find in your ceremonial cornerstone could be … Continue reading

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Adoption—a clash between conscience and passion!

Adoption sparks our private passions and raises our consciousness at every stage of our lives. Attempts to rationalize our thoughts are characterized as a continuous struggle between conscience, logic and reason in favor of the passions of temptations. Adoption galvanizes … Continue reading

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Adoption—your birth mother played the violin

My adopted mother Rosella was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Reaching out for sympathy and emotional support she had quietly stated, “There is something I want to tell you before I die. Your birth mother’s name was Becky, Rebecca, Roberta or … Continue reading

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Adoption—a vision from God—a turning point in life!

Three months had passed since I had first contacted my birth parents. Foolishly expecting to be welcomed back into their lives with open arms, the opposite had happened. My birth mother’s lack of warmth and cold-hearted rejection of me as … Continue reading

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“Dear Mom—I miss you!”

Thoughts of my birth mother were sublime. I never doubted that she existed—even though I had never met her or knew her name. I recorded each pivotal event and critical stage in my life and described how I felt in a … Continue reading

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