Family Non-Fiction posted November 1, 2019


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Teaching a girl that love is not just something you say.

The Adoption

by forestport12


It was a blinding snow, and the car coughed up every mountain. I begged him to turn around. "Don't go to the judge on the count of me."

My new Dad craned his neck. "I won't give up now. I love you too much not to make the adoption final."

I got all choked up, but that night was when I knew I had a Daddy who really loved me. I couldn't wait to tell the judge I wanted to be adopted.

The teacher said she read my essay to the faculty where a faucet of tears flowed that morning.



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After the essay was written, my wife relayed the story of what happened back to me of how it captured the attention of the faculty in school where there wasn't a dry eye to be found.

After my adopted daughter grew into a young woman and started a family of her own, she gave me a copy of her hand written essay on Father's Day which I will treasure the rest of my life.
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