Does love for a child come through DNA?

Anyone with a connection to adoption can tell you that it doesn’t take DNA to form a family. Look around at your friends that are like family, how you love your husband and his family, although they don’t share your genetics. It’s pretty easy to understand that it doesn’t take biology to experience the wonder and love of family. How is your family touched by adoption?

Adoption Wonders and DNA

“Anyone who doesn’t have experience with adoption wonders, ‘Does love for a child come through DNA?’ I knew it didn’t.” – Katherine Heigl, actress and and adoptive mother

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Crystal started in the adoption community as an intern for From there she became the content manager, and has recently moved to become a content specialist. Crystal has been touched by the hundreds of articles she's read and edited from all members of the adoption triad. In her free time she loves to spend too much time on Instagram, hike around Oregon, and hang out with her husband. Show her pictures of your puppies or share some salt and vinegar chips with her, and you've got a friend for life.

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