Dear Mother
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macryano17 | perpetually confused | doodler
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a short letter you'll never read

Dear Mother

(a letter you'll never read)

母亲 (Mother),

It's been about sixteen years since you last held me. It's been fifteen since I left the country.

Do you miss me?

I would have liked to grow up with you. To run back to you after a long day at school, to speak your language, to know your name, to recognize your face and voice.

But that wasn't an option; I know.

I know that, with a heavy heart, you cradled me in your arms for a while knowing that you'd have to let me go. You lived in one of the poorest parts of the country.

A year later, I was adopted by an amazing American family.

I'm sure you'd be ecstatic to hear this. I've been given every opportunity I could ever ask for. They've loved me for you, I've an education, I've never gone hungry.

And we've never forgotten you.

You will always have a special place in our hearts.

我爱你 (I love you)

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