When did you learn you were adopted?
My parents told me from the time I was very young. I don’t ever remember not knowing, just growing in my understanding of what it meant.
Do you recall how your parent(s) explained why you were adopted?
They told me they really wanted me, that they chose me, they joked that that they were “stuck” with my brother (their biological child), but they picked me special, as well as my other brother who was also adopted (not my biological brother). When I learned about the birds and the bees, I began to understand more that another person was my “birth-mother.” I have prayed for her over the years, and that she would be reassured that I am alive and well.