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Nebraska babydump- baby to be returned to Mother as case investigation continues

Just a quick update to my July 22nd post, Nebraska- first baby dump after the fiasco and age down.
Marley has all the details in her useful post, MOTHER PANICKED, REGRETS “SAFE HAVEN:” 1ST POST-NEBRASKA FIASCO BABY GOING HOME.
Within 48 hours, both parents had come forward requesting the return of their child.
This portion in particular, [...]

Guatemalan Mothers go on hunger strike, demand the return of their stolen children

Two days ago, Sobrevivientes began a hunger strike, demanding the annulment of three of kidnap/adoption cases (The stolen Guatemalan children are now in the United States, living with those who adopted them.)
Rather than attempting to characterize any of the aspects of the story, I’d rather direct readers to the raw documentation, first in it’s [...]

The Gumm murder-suicide, Kylie and Tyler were adoptees

Friday May 29th Kylie and Tyler Gumm were murdered by their adoptive father, James Gumm, in Oregon before he turned the gun on himself.
While there are a fair number of stories covering the deaths, there’s been very little coverage of the fact that the children were adoptees.
Here are a few links by way of general [...]

Weekend round up- “Birthmother’s Day”, and A Day without Adoption, & Mother’s Day and My Day

So this is the second Mother’s Day since I began blogging about adoption.
I’ve already said pretty much everything I needed to say in last year’s,
Mothers’ Day and my day
Since I first wrote that piece, it’s been another year of ‘the more things change, the more they stay the same.’
May 10th, 2009 marks another year of [...]

Irvin Groeninger III / Adam Herrman- in previous investigations, the State had cleared the Herrmans

This is the second post in a series I have done around the Adam Herrman/Irvin Groeninger III case. I urge readers to explore both my earlier work and later posts to gain familiarity with the case and my interpretation of it. See my Irvin Groeninger III tag for more. My most recent post will always [...]

Mothers’ Day and my day

Having not one, but (at least) two, this is their day. (It’s also just another Sunday.)
But it’s more than that.
I wrote yesterday about how today is all too often painful for many different kinds of Mothers for many different reasons.
What I didn’t mention though, are a particular subset of (Original) Mothers, those who for good [...]