joyful girl

we owe each other the world. the world owes us nothing.

July 17, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — amyjoyfox @ 1:47 am

there is a movie preview that i first saw a few weeks ago, and it immediately gave me the chills, as it has every time it comes on television since then. “orphan” appears to be a psychological horror film about a family who adopt a girl from an orphanage only to have her turn into some sort of violent villian. although i’m sure that it is only intended to be entertainment, i’m really discouraged by the potential it has to reinforce negative stereotypes about adoption of older children and about adoptive children being “damaged goods”…so i was happy when an old college friend provided this link to “orphans deserve better.” please take a few minutes to look around their site – get some education about the facts of adoption, and if you feel so inclined, sign the simple petition asking the producers of “orphan” to give some of their profits to aid real-life orphans.


One Response to “”

  1. Ashley Says:

    I really like this! When I saw the trailer I thought the same thing but I’m glad to see this link! 🙂

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