Our Human Family
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Our Human Family

Parenting in a Mixed-Race Family

It’s not as unusual as you think

The author and his family

Parenting’s a challenge, especially when you adopt children. It’s an even bigger challenge when those children come from foreign countries.

Many years ago, over a span of seven years, my wife and I adopted three children, one from Bolivia and two from Haiti. We’re both white, and both grew up in Indiana in the 1970s. As our…

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​Our Human Family celebrates the inherent value of all human beings by fostering conversations on racial equity, allyship, inclusion, antiracism, and equality.

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Erik Deckers

Erik Deckers

Professional writer, newspaper humor columnist, co-author of 4 social media books. First humor novel released May 2019. https://bit.ly/MackinacIslandNation

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