The Daily Cuppa
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The Daily Cuppa

Two years ago, I discovered I have a biological brother.

Man looking across valley at mountains
Photo by Jairph on Unsplash

After a biological aunt found our family in October 2018, my mom confessed my brother’s adoption to my sister and me.

In one day, we discovered two biological family members’ existence. Quite a Wednesday.

Stephen was born November 11th. Suddenly, we understood mom’s mood swings around Thanksgiving. It wasn’t (just) holiday stress, it was Stephen’s birthday month.

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Adrienne Parkhurst

Adrienne Parkhurst

Mom. Wife. Writer. Editor. Healthcare Freelance Writer. Lifetime Learner. Flawed Leader. Sharing my life lessons through personal essays and memoirs.