Accepted by Renee Griffin, Contributing Writer I never felt accepted during Christmas with extended family. My family loved and accepted me, but as an adopted child these events only magnified my differences. When cousins and aunts and uncles met at grandma's house to celebrate ... READ the POST
My family had no way of knowing or understanding the raging disconnect inside my heart. I wanted so badly to fit in, to find a place that acknowledged my differences, and still welcomed me in.