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A special bond forms when a mother holds her child in her arms for the first time.

Kandi Adkins knows that feeling well, despite the fact that her daughter Morganne was adopted.


"It was love at first sight," she says, recalling the day she and her husband, B.J., were first introduced to Morganne at an orphanage in Bogota, Colombia, last August.

"We couldn't take our eyes off of her," Kandi adds. "When we held her for the first time, it was incredible!"

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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