05/01/2013 11:09 am ET

The Dark, Sad Side Of Domestic Adoption


When we decided to adopt, ceasing the fertility treatments and relinquishing our genetic link to our offspring, we thought the decision was altruistic. At the very least, we assumed there was an adoption system in place that works, and that we could move from the notional if we get a child -- the gamble of science -- to the unshakable when.

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