A weekly-ish blog sharing my series of collages about growing up in the South during the 1950s.
Monday, September 24, 2012
FOUND IN THE FOREST
Adoptions increased dramatically during the Fifties; however, new parents struggled with the decision about when, if at all, to tell their adopted child the truth. It was a very private affair. I knew that I was not adopted, but when I sought affirmation from my parents, their reply was they found me living in the forest with a bunch of rabbits and that was why I had such big ears - not exactly the response I expected.