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For many young people, drug use and experimentation is a rite of passage of sorts. However, experimenting with drugs and alcohol is far from harmless, and can often result in lifelong...

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Though adoption is a loving choice, with wonderful intentions on all sides, each participant’s role can be a challenge. Birthparents often suffer and struggle with the great loss, and even adult adoptees raised within a closed adoption long for sweet reunion. Abcnews.com brings us the story of Peter, who is overjoyed at having found his birthmom, but now seeks his birthfather to complete the puzzle of his origin.

Posted: 3/17/08