We had some dear friends come to visit this past weekend. They and we go back to our wait for referrals from the CCAA, so we both have adoptive kiddos from China.
"I hope you don't expect me to play with that boy," she hissed, "...even if he is one of my kind."
"I am thankful for...my family, because I lost my birth family. I am thankful for at least HAVING a family."
It's worse than being an orphan.