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LoveChild 3: I Meet My New Parents

“Other things may change us, but we start and end with family.” ​Anthony Brand               On the stairway leading to our second floor, I have two photos of each of my four sons. The smaller pictures were taken at the hospital the day each one was born. Below each birth picture […]

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LoveChild 2: My Son Challenges Me

“Any transition serious enough to alter your definition of self will require not just small adjustments in your way of living and thinking but a full-on metamorphosis.”Martha Beck, O Magazine, “Growing Wings,” January 2004 Have you ever been in a room filled with adults when someone walks in with a newborn baby?Most of the people […]

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LoveChild 1: The Ugly Duckling and Me

“It matters nothing if one is born in a duck-yard, if one has only lain in a swan’s egg.” ​Hans Christian Anderson, “The Ugly Duckling” When I was nine years old, I read two books for the first time.Both were titled Fairy Tales. One was by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm; the other by Hans Christian Anderson. I should […]

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