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I Hope - Part 3

I hope:

  • That the universe takes care of the kids who exploit Hope’s (and kids like Hope) vulnerabilities.
  • That we can continue filling the holes in her life.
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Adoption

I Hope - Part 2

I hope:

  • That Hope is able to reconcile all of her different “Black folk” experiences that cut across race and culture into one cohesive racial identity with which she is comfortable.
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Adoption

I Hope - Part 1

I hope:

  • That the trauma monsters stop chasing us.
  • That Hope is freed from her fears of the past.
  • That we are freed from depression.
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Adoption

I Marvel - Part 4

I marvel:

  • That Hope talks all through the movies, asking me questions as though I know what is going to happen next.
  • At how many movies have adoption sub-themes.
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Adoption

I Marvel - Part 3

I marvel:

  • That I still sometimes take her anger personally.
  • That I haven’t duct taped the door to her room shut when it’s dirty.
  • When we cycle through dark periods; they always surprise me.
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I Marvel - Part 2

I marvel:

  • That 13 years ago, today on 9/11, I know exactly where I was and what I was doing for an entire 24 hour period, but what was going on in Hope’s life at 3 months old is a complete mystery.
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Adoption

Looking Back But Moving Forward

It’s amazing what can happen in a year, isn’t it?

The days are just packed. The alarm always goes off too early. The hours go by each morning. 1,100 more words

Personal Development