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Meant To Be Our Child

Each of our five adopted babies came with a story that assured us they were meant to be ours. Adoptive parents know what I mean. This is the story of our fifth child. Paul was born six... [more]

Kinship Style: Open, Closed, or Shifting

Families connected by adoption often encounter a variety of challenges when it comes to their style of relating to the larger kinship group. What is the impact of open, closed, and shifting (sometimes open, sometimes closed) ways of being with our children's other families?... [more]


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Vanessa (TX / 15 / F)
Vanessa is an outgoing youth who enjoys playing softball. She plays on the softball team at her high school. Vanessa excels in her studies and wants to be a doctor when she grows... [more]
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