Letter

By Helen Gottesman

Dear Sarah:

I saw a copy of your magazine two years ago and I thought it was wonderful.

I have a four and a half year old son named Adir Chaim who was born with Down syndrome. His birth parents (also Jewish) could not deal with their first child being less than perfect. Their loss was our gain. They just did not see that he was a diamond in the rough. We adopted him with the assistance of the JCAN (Jewish Childrens Adoption Network). He is a handful, but the cutest little handful you could meet.

Helen Gottesman
Boynton Beach, Florida
via e-mails

This article first appeared in issue 7 of DSAU

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