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When God Names Us

When God Names Us

By Sara Hagerty When we chose her name, we had a two-dimensional version of her in our inbox, accompanied by four sentences. Three of them spoke of what she wasn’t: clear of HIV, fatherless, and without a real home.  Even her picture was indistinct; she wore the uniform of the orphanage that was now her home. Buried in there was the only information we had on her personality: “she is a very active girl.” We, like you, chose a name knowing only the gender and […]

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