"For the Love of My Child"

When her birth mother didn't answer her pleas for information, I worried about the toll it would take on my daughter. But her bravery and perseverance led her to her birth father — and their reunion has brought joy that reverberates through our family.

An adoptee and her mother discussing her birth father reunion

When Elizabeth was young, closed adoption was comfortable. But my outlook changed the day my teenage daughter said, “I want to find them.”


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