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Ask Amy: Grandson in distress needs immediate help

Amy Dickinson, Tribune Content Agency on

Report it to your condo association. They can explore legalities regarding a unit owner displaying this on common property.

Dear Amy: I was distressed by the question from “Distressed Sister,” whose parents were keeping her sister’s adoption a secret.

Parents! What is wrong with you? No challenging topic should be kept a secret from your children. Certainly this one, which concerns a child’s identity!

– Upset

Dear Upset: Readers (and I) agree: Children have the right to know the truth.



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