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May 14, 1995 | CARROLL LACHNIT, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Sitting in her Tustin office, Sharon Kaplan Roszia recounts her early career in adoptions and shakes her head. "When I look back on it, I think, 'Oh my God, how did I do that?"' she says. "It was what we did then." Then was the mid-'60s, in Phoenix. Roszia had a master's degree in social work from Arizona State University and had done stints in probation and the Juvenile Court investigators office.
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May 14, 1995 | CARROLL LACHNIT, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Sitting in her Tustin office, Sharon Kaplan Roszia recounts her early career in adoptions and shakes her head. "When I look back on it, I think, 'Oh my God, how did I do that?"' she says. "It was what we did then." Then was the mid-'60s, in Phoenix. Roszia had a master's degree in social work from Arizona State University and had done stints in probation and the Juvenile Court investigators office.
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June 25, 1998 | MARLENE CIMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Her first impulse was to take the old suitcase and its mysterious contents and toss them in the trash. "I felt like, if I ignored it, it would all go away," she said. "I didn't want to believe it." A cache of letters pulled more than a decade ago from a weathered suitcase--which workers found cleaning out an apartment after her mother's death--was how Carol Ann Callahan Lee learned at the age of 50 that she was adopted.
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May 4, 2000 | CANDACE A. WEDLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Artist Gregory A. Berger celebrates adoption in his new design for the U.S. Postal Service. Recalling memories of his own happy childhood as an adopted child of a Minnesota couple, Berger designed a new 33-cent stamp that incorporates fundamental shapes, simple forms and bright colors to create a happy, hopeful image of giving kids a home. "These people asked me to do a picture of a complex subject.
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November 14, 1998 | JERRY HICKS
When adoption is mentioned, my initial reaction has always been admittedly narrow: What mother in her right mind would ever give up her own flesh and blood? Dawn Spall, 24, of Garden Grove, says she gets asked that quite a bit. And she has a ready answer: "If you haven't lived my life, if you haven't walked in my shoes, then you don't have the right to ask me that question." November has been designated National Adoption Month by President Clinton.
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July 11, 1998 | GENA PASILLAS
The Chinese American Christian Service Organization will sponsor an evening of Chinese folk dance and music at 7:30 p.m. July 18 at the Chinese Baptist Church of Orange County. Proceeds will provide disaster relief, education and medical care for the Dong people of China. The church is at 412 E. Broadway, Anaheim. (714) 533-6681. St. Wilfred of York Episcopal Church will present the opera "Israel," by Mark Peterson, at 7 p.m. Sunday. Cost is $10.
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