Sarah Cook, older than the other kids, has organized this gathering
You know, accepting who you are is so important. Whether you’re adopted or not. Now that I’ve heard everyone else’s story, I guess it’s only fair I tell my own. But…it’s so hard. Kind of emotional.
(Holding back her feelings)
You see, I lost my parents when I was very young. My aunt and uncle adopted me.
(With uncertainty in her voice)
I was so grateful...except— well—they already had three kids of their own. I’ve always felt a little bit like an outsider. But in time, I realized how much they care for me… It was quite a production adding me to their family. And more than just show—it was real and for a lifetime. There’s nothing like family. And today, meeting great people like you guys, I feel like I’m part of a wonderful, new family. Thank you, all.
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