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Families Share: How We Help Our Kids Connect to Their Birth Culture

Families Share: How We Help Our Kids Connect to Their Birth Culture

Real families share how they help their kids learn about their heritage.

Joining the Community

After we committed ourselves to our future child, a black son from Haiti, we felt we needed to connect to the black community in our area. So we began attending a church whose congregation is 95 percent African-American. Within a few months, we were making friends at the new church and learning important things about African-American culture.

Our son came home a year later, and by then the people at the church considered us family. We hug when we see each other in the grocery store. One of my close friends, a hair stylist, cuts my son’s hair, and showed me how to take care of it. We were invited to Christmas dinner, soul-food style, at the home of a lady from church….

 

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