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Adoption Story part 4
I consider myself lucky to have met my real dad.
Adoption Story part 5
The only way I can explain adoption is to say that before I ever had the chance to grow, I was transplanted to a place where I wasn’t capable of growing.
Doctor Wants Women
My mother’s consulting doctor, an American born in 1882 with skilled networking techniques, began his medical career after arriving in Australia in August 1908, aged 24.
Compassion didn’t suit a 1950’s capitalistic, conservative society that demanded a manageable, commercially productive population.
By the 1950’s post-war Europe had abandoned exporting their next generation. But Australia’s demand for babies to adopt continued unabated...
'I am not a liar. I just enjoy inventing romantic and elaborate alternatives as to what actually happens and pretending that these scenarios are true' Telling Little Lies Life Matters, ABC Radio, Jan. 2014