"Unexpectedly in Sync"

For two years, we developed a cautious relationship via letters and photos. Eventually, it seemed only right to introduce Meghann to her other family.

One child's bond with her birth sisters
The three girls buckled into the backseat of the blue rental car had never sung together, but their voices blended so harmoniously they seemed to form a single, perfect tone. Earlier that day, I'd watched them frolic on the beach, burying each other in the sand and bodysurfing in the rollicking swells of the warm Atlantic. Their relationship was less than 24 hours old, yet they were behaving like, well, sisters. Tim and I adopted our daughter, Meghann, at birth. ...

My daughter formed a swift, intense bond with her four birth sisters. The surprising love I felt for them blindsided me, but now it makes perfect sense.

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