"Intimate Strangers": Birth Parent Contact in Foster Adoption

The 894 pages of my daughter's foster care case history described her birth mother's hard life, scarred by poverty, drug addiction, and homelessness. I never expected to meet her—much less like her.

An unexpected and emotional meeting with the birth mother of two children adopted from foster care

The 894 pages of my daughter’s foster care case history described her birth mother’s hard life, scarred by poverty, drug addiction, and homelessness. I never expected to meet her—much less like her.

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