"Wanting to Appear 'Normal'"

We chose to adopt from Russia because we wanted to adopt a child of our race. Six bittersweet years of raising a child with prenatal alcohol exposure have taught me to look beyond appearances.

One mother shares her experience after deciding to adopt internationally.

I chose our route because I didn’t feel comfortable adopting outside our race. Six bittersweet years of motherhood have taught me to look beyond appearances.

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