New blog post from Rita Soronen

Posted on September 15, 2011

Unadoptable. The word makes me angry and sad. But mostly angry. Words have consequences.
Last week I heard a child welfare professional charged with the care of dozens of children waiting to be adopted say, “We have done so much work for him, but had to take him out of another placement.  Honestly, he is just proving to me that he is unadoptable.” The child about whom she was speaking is 14 and being moved out of his fifth home in almost as many years. I have thought about that comment nonstop since then. Read more … 

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