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no stepchildren here … or in the kingdom

In 1982 when I married my wife, she came with two precious daughters … 6 and 9 … from a previous marriage.  I made a conscious decision at that point, that they would always be known as my children … … Continue reading

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Stigmatizing the unfamiliar

Stigma: a symbol of disgrace or infamy As humans, we tend to gravitate toward the normal and acceptable while stigmatizing and ostracizing the abnormal and the unknown. Nearly twenty years ago, my wife and I were faced with the challenge … Continue reading

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