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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…



“The dynamics of a family created by adoption are different from the dynamics of a family created by birth”  (Atkinson & Gonet, 2007).  That does not mean we are stuck.  BEAM is about changing the difference between the way we might be and the way we are.  BE / AM.… Read more…

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