"Journey Into Our Son's Culture"

While adopting our baby son from India, we had an opportunity to visit him — and see what his life was really like.

A family after adopting a baby from India
Halfway through the process of adopting a baby from India, we went to New Delhi. Since we were traveling to India anyway, the temptation to visit our son — named Partha — was great. Despite our desire, we felt some apprehension. We had been told by our agency that our son's orphanage was excellent, but we could not help imagining the worst. What would we do if we hated the orphanage? And then there was that comment people would surely ...

Visiting our son in the orphanage where he lived revealed the humbling truth that he’ll leave behind a lovely way of life.


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