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Is Ignorance Bliss?

Summary: A personal essay detailing the experience of finding out that the author is adopted. Describes the feelings of grief and disappointment. Ponders if it would have been better to not know.
In our lives, we constantly seek to know more than we ever can, often times subconsciously. In trying to seek this knowledge, we frequently and inadvertently hurt people around us, or even ourselves. Even more consequential can be the act of trying to figure out our own past or heritage. Entertainment in our society, as well as experiences in my life, fully illustrate how detrimental it can be when somebody finds out a new truth. Not only does it hurt, but it usually changes the person's perception of life as well as his/her attitudes towards the people the truth involved. For this reason, caution should be used when revealing secrets

When I was little, I would always ask my parents if I was adopted, knowing the answer would be no. I asked for stupid reasons, which I can't remember anymore. Knowing what the answer was going to...

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