"To me _a_ ghetto isn't necessarily about Blacks (the original term comes from the places Jews were forced to live in Europe), but saying "that's so ghetto" seems to me to usually be about Blacks. I think it would offend me.
"I do think there is a double standard. And it is sad, because I think Black people (on average, generalizing here) know a lot more about White people than the other way around. They get used to code switching and certainly they are aware of race as…"
"What interesting thoughts. From my usnderstanding of the science, most of base personality is inborn. That doesn't mean it is inherited exactly, because often you will see children born into the same family have very different personalities. It…"
"It is horrible to think about, even though I also suspected this of happening. But I wonder, if I were adopted from China, would it be worse to think I had been taken from my parents by the authorities -- or that my parents had abandoned me? I would…"
"The questions about "buying" our daughter or about how much she "cost" bother me and though I have a standard answer that adoption involves professional services which cost money and one does not buy people, and that the cost is…"
If you have adopted, or ar hoping to do so, which agency have you used?
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We adopted our daughter from China at a stated age of 14 months in 2004. She had lived in a foster family from a stated age of, we were told, 5 weeks, until the day we met her. She misses them and we hope to reconnect with them. I would support my daughter in searching for her first family as well. I am very much for open records for adoptees.
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