New Series….Adoption Hobbyist to Adoption Lobbyist

It all started here:

Thank you for your inquiry.  We do not have the application online so you did not miss it. Our Adoption Registry is for adoptions processed by the State of New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency or our predecessor agencies, Spaulding and Children of the World.  Do you know the name of the adoption agency that processed your adoption?

Adoption Registry Unit

State of New Jersey Department of Children and Families

Division of Child Protection and Permanency

Office of Adoption Operations

(609) 888-7481 Office

(609) 984-5449 Fax

This email contained nothing, and everything.

I had picked up a very heavy phone, and for the the first time, someone was on the other end.