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On Children

Kahlil Gibran             And a woman who held a babe against her bosom said, Speak to   us of Children. And he said: Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters … Continue reading

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Adoption—should I spy on my birth mother?

I was slowly coming to the realization that the origin of my life was more complex than an unsolved Rubik’s Cube. I had no idea why Rebecca Maier’s response to my question had been so mysterious and impenetrable when I asked … Continue reading

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Adoption—what’s in it for the social worker?

True story…when I was thirty years old I discovered the name of the social worker who handled my adoption. I telephoned her office and requested a meeting. The building was drab without windows, photographs, flowers or ornamentation of any kind. … Continue reading

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“Adoption—destiny and ancestral recovery”

“Destiny is not always preordained. Life is about making choices. Our lives are the sum of all the choices we make, the bridges we cross, and the ones we burn. Our souls cast long shadows over many people, even after … Continue reading

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