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On the "familiar" in adoption.

Over at Transracial Eyes [link], I posted a question concerning the way in which the world looks at us as adoptees, and how this radically changes with time. 1,350 more words

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Who's To Blame?

In my honest opinion, my Romanian mother is the last person we should blame in this situation. She was betrayed by a lot of adults that should have been standing by her side. 1,103 more words

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Calgary Humane Society drops adoption fees Saturday

The Calgary Humane Society (CHS) held an adoption event Saturday in hopes of moving some animals out of the shelter.

This is the fourth year for the event called the Cat-tastic Summer Pawty. 108 more words

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There's No Running Away from the Loss Every Adopted Child with FASD Feels

By @FASD_Mum

He was asleep.

I was typing in the dark, listening to the Mozart he puts on when he is seriously ready to sleep (as opposed to the endless Seven Super Girls YouTube videos or the various Little Mix albums he escapes into during the quiet evenings in his bedroom).  2,027 more words

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The Call

Hey All,

This past week has been such a whirlwind, I can’t even wrap my mind around it. I’m still in shock and awe. I’ve been waiting to share that we’ve heard those magic words for months, and now that we have, I’m at a loss for words. 1,147 more words

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Help for a friend

https://www.gofundme.com/Medical-Illness-Healing?term=Jasmine+roghani

I have a friend who I am helping to get her life back. And her name is Jasmine Rogani. Below is her Go fund. Jasmine was removed from her family at a young age and has struggled for years to figure out why the state took her from her loving, christian Mom who made the mistake? 361 more words

Food For Thought

Adoption

My heart is warm and my faith restoring
To see humans love, cuddle and care
For beautiful, sweet four-legged beings
Who have suffered abuse and abandonment… 81 more words

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