Elana, born in Russia, was told “We really don’t know why your birth family couldn’t care for you.”
Katie, adopted from China, cherishes an item from a birth parent: a red note that was enclosed with her blanket.
Peter grew up celebrating his birthday on July 7th He believed that the reason for his adoption was due to poverty in Guatemala.
There is nothing new about finding “new” adoption information–the kind that turns your life upside down and changes basic life facts. Professionally and personally, as adoptee, adoptive mother, social worker I’ve learned a single truth: everything changes in adoption. [Read more...]