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Me in the orphanage

Why we started to BEAM

When I was growing up, there were few resources to consult about being adopted. Books on the subject tended to reinstate the illustrious positivism of the adoptive family without addressing some of the issues. We’ve included the most noteworthy authors and artists who have something to contribute to the dialogue… Read more…

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Out of the clear blue, Diane’s birth father contacted her ten years ago. What has that meant for their lives, and for her birth mother’s family? Understand adoption from the point of view of someone who is adopted, experienced, educated, and has re-unified with her birth families. Diane Dewey is… Read more…