Lawrence Welk

Sep 18, 2017

Poem by Giavanna Munafo

A schmaltzy, eerily familiar tune that loops along, accordions swelling and shrinking, high-heeled, lipsticked women la-la-la-la-la-la-ing.

Prose Poetry, Adoption, Truth-telling | Read More

Faith in a Folder

Nov 24, 2014

Theme Essay by Robin L. Flanigan

The nurse's answer underscored the futility I feared: 'It’s all hocus-pocus.'

Writing and Faith, Adoption, Family Stories | Read More

Adoption and the Real Story

May 12, 2014

Theme Essay by David Biddle

What was my mix? Was I part Jewish, Italian, African, Native American, Hispanic, Irish?

Adoption, Family Stories | Read More

Misplaced Baggage

May 05, 2014

Image Essay by Anh Ðào Kolbe

We share the same blood line, we share our Vietnamese culture, and our misplaced community is our own.

Photography, Adoption, Diversity | Read More

Mei-Ling Hopgood: "American Parents Go a Little Nutty"

Dec 26, 2011

TW Interview by William Gray

I had that mommy guilt about what I was doing.

Featured Interview, Adoption, Diversity | Read More

Always an Orphan

Nov 23, 2011

Personal Essay by David Biddle

For the first forty years of my life, I was quite happy as an adopted child who knew nothing about his origins.

Memoir, Adoption, Family Stories | Read More

Adam Pertman: “We Teach Our Kids by Being Open”

Nov 16, 2011

TW Interview by Fran Cronin

I like to think honesty and openness always trump shame.

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"Whoa! I'm a Character in a Friend's Memoir?"

Nov 07, 2011

Essay by Andrea Cornell Sarvady

I never thought I'd pop up in a Melissa Fay Greene book.

About Memoir, Writer's Life, Adoption | Read More

Adoption, Light and Dark

Nov 07, 2011

Book Review by David Biddle

Greene's memoir is alluring, almost like a reality TV show where you care about the characters.

Book Reviews, Adoption | Read More
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