Two sisters passed around from family to family as toddlers, handled their situation in dramatically different ways. The older sister internalized the abandonment and rejection, while the younger sister eagerly embraced each new mother figure asking, "Are you my mommy?"
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“"I had to build up the courage and the desire to go searching for her and I needed to differentiate between my desire to find my biological mother vs. finding my tribe and my Native American heritage. The two were inextricably linked."”
“"Listening to Eddy describe his relationship with our mom seemed to indicate that what I feared would be my reality. He never talked poorly about our mother, but he was as honest and sincere as he could be. In a way, he was almost defensive of her to us – trying to help us understand what life had been like for her, so that we could comprehend the choices that she had made."”
“I originally feared she might be dead, which felt like a sealed book that I would never be able to read. To have a birth mother die before getting any closure or answers seemed like it would be a cruel twist of fate.”
A Most Memorable Day
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The Search Begins
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A Reunion of sorts
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What Can We Learn?
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