I am asking this question out of pure curiousity and not to cause problems. I just dont get it. I see the answer written as "Well you have yours"... and I do but it isnt exactly something that I cherish, I regard it in the same way I regard my high school diploma, my drivers lic., my SS card, etc, it is simply a legal document. As long as you have A birthcert, why do you care about the original? I can see fighting for open records as an adoptee deserves to know all of the history, but I just dont understand the significance of getting the original if you already know the info that is on it.
Asked by Anonymous at 12:46 PM on Mar. 31, 2009 in Adoption
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Answer by Anonymous at 1:44 PM on Mar. 31, 2009
I can see why my children might one day want to at least see theirs. They were born to another woman and had different names given to them by her. That's almost like being someone else a long time ago. No where in our court documents are their birth names mentioned, it just refers to "infant female." So I can imagine them wanting to see proof documenting their real birth to their birthmother. They do have legal birth certificates, but they're not really a document recording their birth since I didn't actually give birth to them. Some people may not care one snit about a birth certificate, but to others it's a tangible link to their origins. It's like having your existence acknowledged.
Answer by MommyAddie at 3:20 PM on Mar. 31, 2009
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