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A Personal Story of Transracial Adoption

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A Personal Story of Transracial Adoption

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A Personal Story of Transracial Adoption

A Personal Story of Transracial Adoption

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Sarah and Dan Giloth are white. Their 9-month-old adopted daughter, Shelby, is black. The were matched together by a private, not-for-profit Illinois adoption agency called The Cradle.

The Giloths offer personal observations on transracial adoption — the joys of parenthood and the challenges of forming a mixed-race family.

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