Year: 2017

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Riley’s Story

Brain cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in young people. It’s the leading cause of cancer death in children aged under 15 years, accounting for one third of cancer deaths in this age bracket and over 90% of survivors will develop long term effects. I’m glad to let you know that Riley responded well to […]

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The cloak in the mirror

I don’t know where to start because everything seems so out of place. I guess. It’s like being on the opposite side of the mirror. I remember thinking that I’ve always wanted to be on the other side of the mirror. Are used to stand there and look at myself and wonder how is this my life, […]

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The Saints – I’m Stranded mixing desk wanted as piece of rock history – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

A missing piece of Australian music history, which was integral to punk music, is the subject of an Australia-wide search. Source: The Saints ‘I’m Stranded’ mixing desk wanted as piece of rock history – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Mark Moffat – My Birth Father produced them in 1976

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Mothers Day for an adoptee

The normal experience for an adoptee is feeling secretly disjointed, exposed, racked with guilt for not bonding with their adoptive mother. We are told to be grateful for that connection but we never had or couldn’t develop it. At the same time having extreme feelings of loss and grief of not knowing their birth mother. […]

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Dear Adoptive Mother

Even before I entered this world, I gave up my original identity, for you. When I was born, I gave up knowing my birth mother, for you Even before I knew I was adopted, I gave my self up, for you. After you told me I was adopted at the age of 4, I gave […]

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“Seven” is no longer my luck number

Part 1 Given all the research about trends in the lives of adoptees, each adopted person will have unique feelings, experiences, and thoughts about his or her adoption. Some of these differences may be accounted for by individual personality traits, coping mechanisms, or other life events, but circumstances surrounding the adoption also may affect how […]

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Adoption is a psychological barrier

Adoption is a psychological barrier. Not knowing how or why you got there. It feels like you are forced to live your life in a bubble chained to the ground that belongs to someone else. Inside your head, your brain feels like it’s being restricted, with a thick invisible fog that’s anchored at the base […]

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What adoption did to me

Extended version Ever look at a complete stranger and wonder who they are? What makes you come to a conclusion of acceptances or rejection in what seems a microsecond. How do you read people? Is it their appearance, what they are wearing, or the look of their face? Maybe it’s deeper than that. What do […]

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