What's Your Part? Support
"Just love them because they've already judged themselves, you don't have to," said Paula, Carmen's mom. Watch this film as Carmen and her mom recount the journey which led them to adoption and impacted their relationship forever.
A Typical 16-year-old with Focus and Dreams in Place — Carmen's Story
How was I going to take care of a baby when my Mom was still taking care of me?
The Heart Has Its Ways
My attitudes toward adoption started many years ago, over fifty, actually. Rosanne and I were like sisters. We attended the same high school, and were in each other’s weddings. In those days of hush-hush adoptions, her mother, my aunt, never spoke of how she came into our family, but I didn’t care. As a child, I can remember thinking how wonderful adoption must be because without it we wouldn’t have had Rosanne.