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Being Known

Every Adoptee Deserves Their Original Birth Certificate

How mine changed my life

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It’s 1996, I’m 27, and my soon-to-be mother-in-law requests the time and place of my birth to have my astrological chart done. Sun sign, rising sign, are-you-good-enough-for-my-son sign. She is a stunning Brit with fiery red hair and an upper-crust accent that sends my shoulders back and my spine straight. I am desperate to…

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