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The Heartwrenching Story Of A Mother Giving Up Her Baby For Adoption As Told In Photos

In her haunting photo essay My Baby, Not My Child, 25-year-old Callie Mitchell documents her decision to give her unborn son up for adoption. These pictures depict the stages of her pregnancy: from her initial joy to her boyfriend’s departure; from her early decision to keep the child to her choice of adoptive parents; from the depths of depression to the delivery room.

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