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Two Lives, Lost And Found: What Did They Mean To Each Other?

They had chosen the village as their impenetrable refuge- Malar from her broken relationship, and Madhavi from the war. Each of them meant the world to the other: a mother, sister, daughter and all. She started packing her bags. As she went around collecting her books that lay scattered across the floor, she caught a […]

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Dear Daughter, I Have A Dream Of Adopting You Someday

In a letter that she has written to a daughter she would love to adopt some day, Kasturi Patra tells her to be herself, not trying to 'please others' as a girl is expected to. "Don't let anyone tell you what to do," she says.

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“Down Syndrome Is The Last Thing That Comes Into Our Mind While Raising Her”: Kavita Baluni, Proud Mamma

Meet Kavita Baluni, who adopted fifteen month old Veda with Down Syndrome. Kavita reinstates our faith in humanity and brings home the fact that you do not have to give birth to become a mother.

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A New Hope In My Heart

"Don’t second guess yourself. I have always believed that ‘A child gives birth to a mother!’ and not vice versa."

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Far From The Tree Is A Deftly Woven YA Book That Reads True To Me As An Adoptive Mom
Far From The Tree

Far From The Tree by Robin Benway is a YA book that can start important conversations on adoption, fiction with children in the adoptive and foster care system at its centre. 

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8 Books On Adoption That Will Give You A 360 Degree View Of This Way To Create A Family
books on adoption

There is nothing as wonderful as adopting a child, with the promise of love, security, and belonging. Here are some amazing books on adoption to interest you.

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