"To My Son, From Your Birth Father"

A birth father confronts his grief, compiling a scrapbook and a letter to the son he's never known.

One man shares his birth father grief in a letter to his adopted son.
Whenever I see just-born kids, I tend to look away. Then, as part of my self-prescribed therapy, I force myself to smile, and at least try to make a funny face. I think to myself, how can I possibly be a good father and husband until this issue is settled? Quite honestly, there are entire days that zip by when I don't think of him at all. Maybe it's because I'm making peace with myself. Maybe it's because I know ...

Compiling a scrapbook for the son he’s never known, a father confronts his grief.


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