Monthly Archives: June 2013

reunification – part II

A year ago today, I reconnected with my birth family. I’d been looking through an old phone book that I had stashed away in a box full of things I received while on my first trip back to Bulgaria as … Continue reading

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origins of a blog and some thoughts about privilege

I attended my last class session in the University of Washington School of Social Work on Saturday. Having made multiple commitments outside of school, I decided to take only one course this quarter, one I’d been waiting to take since … Continue reading

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It’s not easy coming to a new country. If you’re old enough to be aware of what’s happening the change feels abrupt. New people, new surroundings. Sometimes a new language. You may know where you’re going, but you may not … Continue reading

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intercountry adoption fraud – a mashup

I’m in the throes of it: the last week of graduate school, the beginning of a new job, and the end of a yearlong internship. So to bide my time this week, I’m double dipping. Don’t worry though, I don’t … Continue reading

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