How Finding Peace Came to Be

Hi, I’m Troy. I’m adopted.

That was how I introduced myself when I was a kid. I was adopted at five days old in a closed adoption. Growing up, I never knew who my biological parents were. My parents told me from as young as I can remember that I was adopted. They told me that Adoption means “Special Love.”

My parents loved me. The problem was, they had a hard time loving themselves…