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Barbara Shepard and Jesse Mundis

San Jose, CA

Hello, we are Barbara Shepard and Jesse Mundis from San Jose, California! Thank you so much for taking the time to learn a bit about us. It's amazing that you are taking the courageous step of looking into open adoption. We are so excited to get to know you and potentially begin building a lifelong relationship. We promise we'll do everything possible to make sure we provide your child with a loving and happy home. Read more >

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Considering placing your baby for adoption? This packet helps you understand open adoption and contains inspiring stories written by birthparents.

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