That episode where you realise your life is a 'statutory fiction'
If adoption secrecy were a game show, they’d call it called ‘How much do you really want this?’
Because I am adopted, I have no birth story. However, the state holds a large number of files on me. Legal documents, doctors notes, feeding recipes and home visit comments. Through these documents, I wish to build a picture of what happened to my mother and me.Read More