"When My Son Decided to Take a Chance on Love"

My new son was resisting his adoption with all his strength. Was he ever going to accept that I was his family?

After intitial resistance to adoption, these two boys found a forever family
His nails dug deeper into my skin as I tightened my grip on his arm and pulled him along. I wondered if he had drawn blood, but I kept my eyes straight ahead, determined to reach the end of the block. I could smell the salt air. Once we got to the beach, the lure of the sand and surf would make everything all right. As I tugged harder on his scrawny bronze arm, I heard him scream: "Polcia! Polcia!" ...

How a close call gave my new son the courage to take a chance on love.


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