03/31/2014 03:15 pm ET Updated Mar 31, 2014

I Am A White Adoptive Mother Married To A Woman, Our Son Is Black -- He's Our Son, End Of Story

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Last weekend, as my wife, Meredith, and I were helping our 2-year-old out of his stroller in front of our Brooklyn stoop, a neighborhood panhandler stopped to chat.

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