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Four Things That This Adoptee Wishes You Understood

A children’s collection of cliches and misperceptions I wish I’d never have to hear of again

Photo by Luemen Rutkowski on Unsplash

Since we’re in a bit of a lull in terms of my own story, I’d like to take a moment to address a personal bugaboo: People writing adopted characters. Most of you are insultingly bad at it.

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Andrew Johnston

Andrew Johnston

Writer of fiction, documentarian, currently stranded in Asia. Learn more at www.findthefabulist.com.