Two very personal stories – two very different reactions from the readers…

All the usual prejudice, beliefs and myths about adoption and adoptees…..

The adopted ones blog


A very moving, deeply personal story was told by an adult transracial international adoptee in the Washington Post this week, Please don’t tell me I was lucky to be adopted.  The reaction to her story was a fiasco of comments along the expected themes.  Comments from within the adoption community and outside.  The stereotypical comments we all expect to hear if we don’t have the preferred story of a magically almost Disney story of being adopted.  As I write this there are almost three hundred comments.  Comments that are mean-spirited, such as:

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