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After all the paperwork, wondering and waiting involved in an international adoption, we finally meet our daughter in China.
Halfway through the estimated waiting period, we receive a referral for the daughter we hope to adopt from China.
Thinking of all the waiting families today, I reminisce about the hopeful beginning of our family's journey through the international adoption process.
After deliberating a while, I initiate a birth parent search analysis to find out if a trail to our daughter's first family even exists and whether a search for them might have any probability of success.
After receiving an e-mail about doing a birthparent search in the Chinese province where my daughter was born, I wonder, should I? Is this my choice to make, or hers?
On the ride home from kindergarten, my adopted daughter asks about finding her "real mom." So begins a conversation about what she is missing and what she seeks to find.
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