Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

Better Off?

How will we ever know

Photo credit: Catherine Dunn-Gilbert

One of the worst things anyone ever said to me was to ask if I ever wondered if the children who joined us by adoption would have been better off if we hadn’t adopted them.

Yes, of course, I had wondered that. Like most mothers, I judged myself. I questioned if there were times I could have done things differently. In addition, we had a very large family. When things went…

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Catherine Dunn

Catherine Dunn

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