Healing the Heart Through Love


Last updated 11/28/2022 at 2:05pm

When I was adopted as a two-year-old, I went through a volatile time, like many foster children do, when they can't stay with their biological parents or family.

I was moved around 12 times before settling with the Stelters who raised me. Then, by age five, I went to various child psychologists and psychiatrists to help me with my behavioral problems. I was even put on liquid valium to calm me down, but according to my child welfare file, it didn't work that well. The file said that the only thing that seemed to calm me down was the love and acceptance of the Stelters.

When I reflect on...

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