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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

I was the baby in the box.

Recently, photographs of the Korean baby box flooded my Facebook newsfeed. While the intentions of those who posted were innocently well-meant, I felt wounded by them.

The story seems on the surface a human interest story of love and compassion with the Christian twist. There’s that warm, fuzzy feeling of babies, love, acceptance. But wait …

Here’s what you should know. While there are babies, love and acceptance, there are also mothers, hate and rejection. Take off the bandage and let the healing begin. Understand these things.