My Sister’s Story – Adoption & Reunion: Epilogue–The Wonders of Sisterhood & Synchronicity

On September 15, 1959, my sister was born, “died,” and started a new life. On August 12, 2009, she returned to her origins. By that September 2009, the month in which both Vicki Sue’s (on the 15th) and my (on the 24th) birthdays fall, Susan Mary had found her birth family and a part of herself… Continue reading My Sister’s Story – Adoption & Reunion: Epilogue–The Wonders of Sisterhood & Synchronicity

My Sister’s Story – Adoption & Reunion: Part 4–Reunion

How do you tell your 79-year-old mother that she now has three children–and two more grandchildren—to buy birthday, Christmas, and Chanukah gifts for? To read the full post, please click: My Sister’s Story – Adoption & Reunion: Part 4–Reunion

My Sister’s Story – Adoption & Reunion: Part 3–Communion

“And . . . oh my God. You have a mother!” That’s when it hit me: who was going to tell “our” mother?! To read the full post, please click: My Sister’s Story – Adoption & Reunion: Part 3–Communion

My Sister’s Story – Adoption & Reunion: Part 2–Recognition

After the chills shot through my body, I had just enough time to say, “Oh my God, that’s my sister!” before we were instructed to put away all electronic devices. The plane was taking off. To read the complete post, please click: My Sister’s Story – Adoption & Reunion: Part 2–Recognition

My Sister’s Story – Adoption & Reunion: Part 1–Adoption

At the tender age of 20 months, I made a decision about my newborn sibling: I didn’t want him. How dare my baby “sister” be a . . . boy! To read the complete post, please click: My Sister’s Story – Adoption & Reunion: Part 1–Adoption