Beautiful kids, did you adopt them

Amy Hueitt,
Gastonia, NC.

I am a single mother of two children, one who is 8 with Autism, ADHD, and developmental delays. My daughter is almost 6 and typical. My son is black, white, and Mexican. He appears to be just Mexican. My daughter is black and white, she looks white. I am black and white and look mixed. Ignorant people ask if they are my foster kids of if they are adopted, or if I am their baby sitter. It hurts me when my daughter says her and her brother are just white.She is ashamed to be black and declares she is white.

Keep the conversation going - comment and discuss with your thoughts

 

Tweets by Michele Norris