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Shaming and adoption…

Most connected to adoption know that white mothers from the BSE (1947-1973) were shamed for being unwed and pregnant.  That, community knowledge of the pregnancy brought shame down upon the entire family, and why, mothers were often sent away to maternity homes, or to relatives elsewhere, until after the birth and surrender of their baby for adoption. Read the rest of this entry »

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