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Adopted as a baby. Truly wanted.

by sarahmcneal on April 29, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


While some adoptees feel they have been given up, I have always felt given to. I have never met the woman who had the greatest impact on my life, but her selfless act allowed me a great life.

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