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"Permanency," Part Two

There has (thankfully) been a lot of coverage of the case of Adam Crasper, a Korean adoptee whose (abusive) adoptive parents never filed the paperwork to officially make him an American citizen.  155 more words

Adoption

"Permanency"

Updated story about Davion Only, the 16-year-old foster child who spoke in front of a church congregation in St. Petersburg, Florida, and made an appeal for adoption after learning that his biological mother, who’d been in jail since he was born, had died.   107 more words

Adoption

"I like him...well, I love him..."

Both kids are feeling weird about adoption day. There have been various shenanigans and some extreme high energy from both kids. It’s clear they have some emotions that they are confused about. 313 more words

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Necklace

At the physiatrist’s on Tuesday, C had to lie on his tummy at one point so she could check the range of motion in his legs. 137 more words

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"That's MY Mama"

C has been declaring this a lot lately. He says it anytime I come to pick him up from school, and especially if I happen to drop him off (John usually does drop-off). 139 more words

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What qualifies as good news these days

Last night we got a phone call from a friend who is a state senator. He knows and loves C and has been watching our progress toward adoption (or lack thereof) with interest. 536 more words

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