Getting the Adoption Call

We asked our readers: Where were you when you received "the call"? How did you and your family react?

Our readers share their story of getting the adoption call.
Thanksgiving Gift We had just gotten the pie on Thanksgiving Day out when my husband’s cell phone rang. We were getting the adoption call from the agency! The first words out of his mouth were, “You’re kidding!” Our son was born that morning, four weeks early—and in Georgia, a different state than where the paperwork listed. This complicated the matter but did not stop us! With my mom and four-year-old son, we drove through the night from Michigan. I’ll never ...

We asked our readers to share their stories about getting the adoption call. Where were you? How did you react? Read how they received the joyful news!


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