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Stigmas and Status 

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To the editors:

Grant Pick's story on "searchers" really affected me [March 6]. He did a great job with a great story.

I am not adopted and have only a few adopted friends, but I do study cultural anthropology, and we're one society that has a lot of stigmas, as though they give us in the mainstream extra status. What is the status worth when it causes so much pain? Pick made it clear. Thanks.

Robyn Michaels

W. Barry

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