Torie and her family
This guest blog post is written by Torie DiMartile, who runs the Instagram page Wreckage and Wonder where she shares adoption related resources, her own experience as a transracial adoptee and where she fosters conversation about faith, identity, race and parenting transracial adoptees. She’s a doctoral student studying identity construction for domestic transracial adoptees at Indiana University. She’s a poet, an artist, a lover of cinnamon rolls and pasta and antique shops. You can follow her on her page @wreckageandwonder where you can learn more about her, find resources and buy her art.
Last week, in national news, a white supremacist opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. The same week, in my little university town of Bloomington IN, the farmers market endured its second week of cancelled activity due to white supremacist threats.