"Guarding Tess" — A Father's Story

An adoptive father reunited "Tess" with her birth mother after fostering her for 8 months, but there's still so much he wishes he could say to her.

From the November/December 2001 issue.
Timothy McCarty and "Tess," before she was reunited with her birth mother

I learned that the ultimate gift of love comes not from the receiver, but from the giver.


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