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Personal Story: “Secret Thoughts of an Adoptive Mother”

An author and adoptive mother presents a fiercely honest look at the emotional complexities of the adoption process.

 By Jana Wolff

Secret Thoughts of an Adoptive Mother by Jana WolffWhen I was a little girl, I used to give birth to my doll Kate several times a day as I let her fall out from under my T-shirt. Careful to support the baby’s head, I’d pick her up and stick a little plastic bottle filled with pretend milk to her lips. That was 35 years ago, and as close as I ever came to giving birth. Let’s face it. Few women grow up wanting to be an adoptive mother. Little girls don’t act out scenes in orphanages or airports. They, like the women they become, assume that they will one day marry a handsome man and make beautiful babies…

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