Platitudes, knee-jerk reactions followed by gas-lighting were topics on my Twitter-feed this morning, the latter two were words from MerriamWebster (follow them, they’re great). All three happen to be part of the landscape of adoption-land that each person faces happening to them at some point. 911 more words
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Several Ethiopian news sources have reported that the Ethiopian Parliament is considering a new draft bill amending current law to end the adoption of Ethiopian children by foreigners. 887 more words
I took all my stuff to the downstairs bedroom, shut the door, and crawled into bed, pulling the covers over my head.
It felt safer there. 529 more words
This is another wonderful article from JEWELS NEWS, written by Samantha Jones, Fall 1997 Issue.
Hello, my name is Samantha and I am 12 1/2 years old. 333 more words
Still mulling on, fuming on the audacity of The National Council for Adoption Advocate suggesting that DTC genetic companies should screen for adoptees by asking them if they’re adopted and then providing “adoption professionals” to contact for help so it’s “adoption-supportive and sensitive”. 727 more words