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The Greatest Gift

Lauren K and family

by Lauren K. Arlington, VA “I wonder what she looks like,” I remember telling my mom as a young girl. “Do you think I have her eyes? Her nose?” From as early as I can remember, I knew I was adopted. “You were chosen for us,” my mom would tell me. Being adopted didn’t make …
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Our Surprising Miracle


by Kate S. Our dear Cecilia is the most surprising miracle in our lives. Less than three months after being approved as adoptive parents, our phone rang to tell us a baby girl was waiting for us. We chose the name in the 45 minute drive to the hospital, and we have acute memories of …
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The Loving Option of Adoption

Rosemary McDonough and Family

We’ve all had the experience of taking a long-awaited trip. You want to get to your destination as quickly as possible, because you have so many plans. But look! There’s construction ahead. The road is closed, and the traffic is detouring to who-knows-where. Now what? Sometimes, though, that detour takes us along the scenic route. …
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Twice Blessed

Our adoption journey started over 12 years ago. It’s been a long journey, an exciting journey, a scary journey, an emotional journey, a loving journey, and we know it was the right journey for our family. It is a journey that expanded our family by “four feet” and brought us the sacred title of parents. …
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Adoptive Parents are Superheros

Beverly Grady

My story is like that of so many other adoptees. Born, yes, but REBORN when two angels wrapped their wings around me and raised me up in the light of love for the rest of their lives. My Forever Mom, Dad, and sisters opened their hearts and lives and I am blessed. I get a …
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