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Becoming legitimate

Whilst a public apology is important in that it validates individual experiences collectively, an individual, through taking action, can promote his or her recovery from the wounds of adoption separation.
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Just meant to be - part 1

My wife Sarah and I are married now but at the time of the birth of our first child Sarah was 16 years of age and in her second last year of high school.
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Just meant to be - part 2

About 30 years ago Sarah had tried to obtain information to commence a search which went nowhere because the information wasn’t available and although she was agreeable to me searching, warned me of possible disappointment.
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Just meant to be - part 3

The initial step I took on this incredible journey was to down-load fact sheets from N.S.W. Department of Community Services (DOCS) web-site, as well as forms which I lodged
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Just meant to be - part 4

When notified of the Contact Veto I thought the search was going nowhere again...
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Just meant to be - part 5

Our two daughters born subsequently knew of the birth in 1963 but not about my search.
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