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Adopted but not citizens

Family | Tens of thousands of pre-1983 adoptees have uncertain legal status
by Julia A. Seymour
Posted 7/24/20, 01:47 pm

At 7 months old, adoptee Joy Kim-Alessi came to the United States on a plane full of Korean babies. Raised in California, she always believed she was an American. It wasn’t until she tried to get a passport at age 25 that she learned she did not have citizenship. She has compared the trauma of that moment to a car crash.

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Defending Biblical orthodoxy in the Lutheran church

Family | As the mainline church shifts farther left, many are leaving while some decide to stay and stand for truth
by Mary Jackson
Posted 7/10/20, 05:03 pm

Dennis Nelson spent 40 years as a Lutheran pastor. Since his retirement in 2014, he has provided support to members and congregations within the mainline Evangelical Lutheran Church of America who desire to stay true to Biblical orthodoxy. His work keeps getting harder.

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Protecting innocence

Family | Families push back against so-called “comprehensive” sex-ed in schools
by Mary Jackson
Posted 5/29/20, 05:01 pm

When Sandi Padilla distributed leaflets in Downey, Calif., neighborhoods and held signs outside local public schools to oppose her school district’s new sex education curriculum, she was thinking of her 4-year-old twin granddaughters. She said she is “fighting” for the girls who will start school in August.

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