Three Reasons Why You Should Read Eric Smith’s The Girl and the Grove

Growing up, I watched Free Willy a million times. My siblings and I memorized some of the lines and danced to the Michael Jackson soundtrack. One of the things I vividly remember is the scene when 12 year old Jesse throws a baseball through his foster parents' window. I immediately connected to Jesse's character. Being …

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I’m Adopted. Here’s the One Thing I Do on Mother’s Day.

So...Mother's Day. It's a holiday that's pretty easy for most. You buy your mom a card and some flowers. Take her out to brunch. Pick up the phone and tell her you love her. Easy right? Well, for a lot of people it's not. There are those who have lost their mothers or maybe have …

You Have His Eyes

You Have His Eyes is a gripping documentary from filmmaker Christopher Wilson. In the film, Chris, a transracial adoptee, documents his search for his father. Chris has already found and met his birth mother, but he is curious about his father's identity and whereabouts. When he begins his search, all Chris has is a grainy passport …