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Entries for January 2017

 Adoption Is Love;  Words Of Wisdom From a Birth Mother
"No matter the journey of how you got to where you are now, no matter the choices and circumstances of how you became pregnant does not matter. What matters are the choices you make for your future and the future of your baby. That's right I said YOUR baby, because this child is inside your belly will ALWAYS be your baby. You sitting there listening to my story doesn't mean you don't care or you don't love that child it means you have such a love that goes beyond any other kind of love imaginable. Please do not let anyone ever tell you otherwise. &nb...

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Face of Adoption;  Carried In Our Hearts:  By Mary Beth Cormier
“I can’t get married for two years”. That was my uncensored way of blurting out to my future husband that I wanted to pursue a relationship with him, more than just friends. I regretted saying it the moment those words took a detour around my filter. Dan responded with “Maybe we should date first?” We both had a good laugh at my boldness. In that spirit of communicating, we discussed many of our aspirations while dating. One of our dreams was to adopt a baby one day.   Just under two years later, we did get married (hey, being bold d...

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How Adoption Has Affected my Life

Posted on January 01, 2017 in: Adoption

How Adoption Has Affected my Life
A loving family adopted me when I was 4 months old. I was born in Odessa, Ukraine, the second largest country in Europe. The Ukraine is in Eastern Europe, north of the Black Sea. My parents and older brother flew out of JFK airport and landed in the capitol city, Kiev and traveled 17 hours by train to the port city, Odessa.   I was a very sickly infant and was placed immediately, after my birth, in an orphanage that was understaffed with deplorable living conditions. Once home, in the United States, I had numerous eye surgeries and overcame 2 bouts of pneumonia. ...

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