The Halloween season is the worst part of the year.

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I use baby shampoo because I never close my eyes in the shower. I am terrified of a spider falling on me or crawling out of the drain.

I approach bananas in the grocery store with anxiety and trepidation, because one time I read a story about arachnids in banana…

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Dear Mr. Prime Minister,

Sir, I was born in the great land of India, but I left on June 15, 1980. I was adopted by a white family residing in the United States. I returned to India in 2001 with my family.

Then I interned with an Indian NGO in…

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Evangelical Christians supporting Trump while also advocating for transnational adoption make me ill. The two are incompatible.

In my experience, many white evangelicals are both proponents of international adoption and strong supporters of Trumpism. The data validates my personal experience. 80 percent of Evangelical Christians voted for Donald Trump in…

A.J. Bryant

Indian adoptee from Kerala. I write about adoption, my intercultural marriage, and contemporary India. Prawns are my love language. @adoptedkeralite

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