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... how do we feel about this adoption announcement? Cute or depersonifying baby and birth mom?
Not cute. Just like we aren't found under cabbage plants, didn't fall off the turnip truck, nor were we dropped off by a stork, we definitely weren't ordered and shipped in a box as some special delivery gift. Instead, we came into this world like every other human, created by a mother and father....
It's one of the many issues with adoption. Adoptees are human beings, placed with and by human beings
I don't have a problem with it. I've seen pictures like this for biological children. I think we become over-sensitive to some things. I dunno -- it doesn't bother me, but then again, I'm not a huge fan of all of these 'stuff the baby in small items and snap a photo of them looking impossibly uncomf...