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Why Would White Parents Adopt Outside of Their Race?

I’ve wanted to write this post for a long time, and recently actress Kristen Davis {from Sex and the City} made magazine covers when she adopted an African American baby girl. I read the articles online about her newest addition, but I also read the comments. There were quite a few questions from Caucasians and African Americans about why so many people are choosing to adopt outside of their own race. Because her baby is African American, the questions primarily centered around white people adopting black babies, but I’ve seen people raise their eyebrows at white people adopting Latino babies as well.  Continue reading

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