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Dear Adoption, Can You Hear My Mother Crying?

Dear Adoption, Can You Hear My Mother Crying?

They told her she couldn’t raise me. They told her it would be wrong to keep me. 453 more words

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Family Secrets

There are things we do not discuss openly in every family I’m part of. Things that have happened, things that have been done, things that are going on now. 1,175 more words

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Dear Adoption, Will You Ever Go Away?

Dear Adoption, Will you ever go away?

Will I ever out grow you? If I search and find, will I be unadopted at last? What about when I’m 85? 1,033 more words

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Dear Adoption, Brave is Who We Are

Dear Adoption, Brave is Who We Are

For many years, I believed you. Orphan. Abandoned. Unwanted. Adopted. These words defined me and my worth, grief’s long-lasting imprint on my heart. 725 more words

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Dear Adoption, Thanks to You, I Am a Dead Girl Walking

Dead Adoption, Thanks to You, I am a Dead Girl Walking

One of the scariest things about adoption is that many adoptees don’t really know their history. 1,903 more words

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Dear Adoption, [You] Sure Have a Way of Complicating Matters

Dear Adoption, Sure Have a Way of Complicating Matters

I don’t know where to begin and maybe that is a common difficulty being adopted and not knowing about your roots and who gave birth to you. 577 more words

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International Adoptees (Immigrants): Proving Citizenship for Social Security

Yesterday a 28-year-old international adoptee went to the Social Security Administration (SSA) office to get a replacement Social Security card. The worker there told her that she was not listed as a U.S. 696 more words

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