All posts tagged: 2015

A better adoption

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Before orphanages became marketing tools for tourist dollars and collecting stations for shipping kids overseas (i.e., a long, long time ago), a group of students at Central Michigan University adopted an orphanage.  They sent money to them over several years to provide clothing, food, and other necessities like an ox and pigs. The orphans, now grown up, still remember those students. “I’ll tell you what I like to think to myself,” Kirwan muses. “When I […]

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Top Ten List for Transracial Adoptive Parents

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A very good set of points to check before adopting transracially.  Read the full list here.  #10: 10. If you do not believe in White privilege, you should not be adopting a non-White child. I would amend that one slightly to say that if you can’t imagine that it exists, then you should not be adopting a non-white child.  If you can imagine it, have an open mind about it, even if you don’t really get […]