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The Adoption Game Show

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.

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