I know because I have two children now with Down syndrome. I know because I was there. And I know because of what others have shared:
- The Sad Reality, about life in an Eastern European mental institution, and The Sad Reality, Part II, the follow-up post.
Realistically, not everyone will be able to adopt. But I hope more people will begin to think “Why not us?” instead of “Not us”. Or at the very least, “My eyes have been opened. Now what can I do to help"?
**If you are interested in learning more, I was recently interviewed by Patti, at A Perfect Lily, about Reece's Rainbow and Alina's adoption. Find that here.