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All Out of Alms

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Posts, Theater

Australian playwright and director Wendy Beckett, in her director’s note for A Charity Case, claims that most stories about adoption “are more fantasy than reality. The scenario is often romantic: wonderful adoptive parents, blissful reunions with birthmothers, open-minded attitudes.” One wonders what stories she’s been hearing, because most adoption stories adapted for entertainment involve exactly [&hellip
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