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the years in between: memories of kinship care

I’m smiling so hard my face hurts. Three or four years old, looking up at the woman who squatted over and put her hands on her knees to speak to me. I think what she’s doing is funny. I bend … Continue reading

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reunification

I met you one day, after thumbing through a phone book that once belonged to her. You were in there. First name, phone number. I tried to call once, but the line was disconnected. I sent you a message five … Continue reading

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