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Adoption group tries to foster open relationships

Parents, children share experiences at annual picnic

Ellen Hurley (left), Megan Hurley, and Lindsay Chapman attended a gathering in Westwood yesterday for adoptive parents, children, and their birth mothers. Ellen Hurley (left), Megan Hurley, and Lindsay Chapman attended a gathering in Westwood yesterday for adoptive parents, children, and their birth mothers. (Wendy Maeda/ Globe Staff)
By Jazmine Ulloa
Globe Correspondent / August 9, 2009

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When 7-year-old Megan Hurley grows up, she will know she inherited her mother’s hazel eyes and determination. She also will know she was adopted at birth and that the choice to give her away had been tough for her mother, who was 19 and a college sophomore at the time. And she will know the decision was made ... (Full article: 638 words)

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