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Adopting Amo – Part 8: Unexpected Heartache

Amo accessorising at lunch

Before I get into the story, I should explain something. During the parenting training we were told a bit about how government views family situations. If the biological parents of a child are willing to make an effort in rectifying their circumstances in order to get a child back, government will favour reconciliation with the biological family over placing the child in foster care or adoption. Continue reading

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Adopting Amo – Part 7: Meet Amo

Those lips… With her soon-to-be Dian-Nana. December 2009

On October 24, 2009, we volunteered at the home for the first time. It was a Saturday morning and we were excited but nervous. As usual, Liezl was more eager than apprehensive while I was the opposite. Ultimately, I think we evened each other out and we were able to deal with visit appropriately. Continue reading

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