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Why “Imaginary Mothers”?

The title “Imaginary Mothers” was inspired by the book Cultures of Transnational Adoption. In the chapter “Birth Mothers and Imaginary Lives,” Laurel Kendall discusses her curiosity towards her adopted child’s natural mother. She writes about the complexities of the trichotomy, the differences in class, race, and opportunity, and how they will affect her life and […]