Posts for Adoption

Gradually, Naturally, Gracefully

General/Column June 20, 2016

From the moment my husband, John, and I adopted our daughter, Annelise, I worried about how we would tell her…

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Poem For My Adopted Son

General/Column June 10, 2016

and for his mother, who surely kissed his head and hoped. For the woman who held him those 10 months…

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General/Column June 3, 2016

for Kashala Hold him on your back. Hold him the way you were shown: one long piece of cloth, its…

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The Baby We Didn’t Adopt

General/Column November 16, 2015

Memory misbehaves. I remember bits, and my husband remembers other pieces. How can it be we have forgotten anything? Time…

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