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So, we watched the movie “Philomena” tonight. It’s the movie about the Irish lady that, as a teenager, had a baby at a convent where the nuns give him up for adoption, and she spends her whole life looking for him. Terribly sad.

And now I’m extremely concerned about our adoption. How can we be sure, to 100 %, that our child really has been voluntarily given up for adoption? I’m sure that’s what the agency is for, but still, movies and stories like this make me worry 😦

I hope we will get a chance to meet the birth parents, or at least the mother, when we’re there. That way we’ll be able to ask her in person why she’s giving her child up for adoption, and bring back answers for our child when he or she seeks them.

What are your thoughts on this?

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