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Adopting Amo: Countering or Counting On Culture

Noah and Amo – cousins who absolutely adore each other.

With this post I divert from Amo’s story to answer some questions from one of my readers.┬áBig thanks to Katy Roberts who addressed some important issues – issues I have been mulling over for a while now. While I have formed some conclusions, I feel like they are not quite mature. So give me a bit of grace here, I am happy to discuss and debate in the comments. Here is Katy’s comment from a few months back:
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Adopting Amo – Part 3: Not Everything is Black and White

Day out from the home at Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens. Mmmm, yoghurt.

If you’re sharp, you’ll have realised by now that we said yes to adoption. As with any decision, once it is made you actually have to start doing something about it. It was no good sitting on the couch, waiting for the stork to bring us a child. It was time to act. Continue reading

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