Jun 11Liked by Mary Ellen Gambutti

I was abandoned by my birth father and never legally adopted by my step-father, so I feel a bit of your pain. Writing your great memoir not only helps to heal your wounds, but aids others around the world in understanding and coming to terms with their own hurt and self-doubt.

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Jun 10Liked by Mary Ellen Gambutti

Thank you for sharing your journey and enlightening me about the special trauma of an adopted child.

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