“Prison Baby”

Like other adoptees, I yearned to visit the place I was born. And now, at last, I’m headed home, to my mother country: The prison where I lived for my first year.

Questions for My Birth Mother in the Prison Where I was Born

In this personal essay, one adoptee describes all the questions she wanted to ask her birth mother when she visited her birth country: a jail.


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