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SUPERMAN was adopted too…whats your SUPER POWER?

When we started this journey, I had no idea what was in store for us. We knew we wanted to add to our family and Foster Care provided us that ability. What we didn’t realize was that the children coming into our home needed us as much or more than we needed/desired them. Adoption is…

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My Niece Taken

My brother had his daughter taken and placed into foster care. I went through the process to try to get custody or adopt my niece. She had been in a foster home two weeks after she was born. My husband and I passed background checks and we visited her as often as we could. In the…

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The Home In Me

Reflecting back on it it doesn’t sting as much. That’s until I look into my eyes and realize I was 12 and I had seen that much. It’s obscene how much my childhood was me being hushed, by the pressure of being the eldest, trying to convey being that tough. But that can only take…

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Striving for Perfection

Post by: Robyn, age 17 (2004) I’m staring at the person in the mirror Thinking does anyone really see her, all the ugly, disgusting, unattractive fat Wishing to be clean, thin and flat. Every day I go without putting the enemy in me, Wishing staff, RN’s, kids, Dr.’s would leave me be, They’re all trying…

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Letting Go

I know what movies tell us, that love is this wonderfully messy thing that makes big bucks on the big screen. Oh, and the hero always gets the girl in the end. That hands are meant to be held as you walk down the beach as the sun sets. That lips are meant to be…

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