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Adoption Pearls from the All-Adoptee ICU

A lesson from nature teaches us that pain is the catalyst that makes the precious pearl. Through all the tough issues adoptees work through in the All-Adoptee ICU, pearls of wisdom are formed. Here is my “take” on the pearls. How about yours? 1. Anyone can make love, but only God can create a life. 2. Even though my birth

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Christmas In the Orphanage

Dear Diary, I didn’t know that the big red brick house was an orphanage. To me, it was Grandma’s house. That meant lots of kids to play with–all races, ages, and backgrounds. I didn’t know why they were all at Grandma’s. They were just my buddies who I liked to be with. At Christmas. Grandma cleared one bedroom and covered

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