Fateful Intersections

Symphony of a Life at Parker & 38th

David Scotton grew up in Metairie, Louisiana, the only son of Susan and Jimmy Scotton. He always knew he'd been adopted, and every once in a while, he would wonder about his birth parents: Why did they put me up for adoption? Do they ever think about me? But then he would put it out of his mind. He was happy with his life, and besides, he didn't want to be different from any other kid.

About the time David turned eighteen, the Scottons received a phone call from their adoption agency. David's birth mother had updated her contact information. Would they like to update David's?

At that point, David freaked out. He'd always tried to hide his emotions surrounding his adoption so as not to upset...


 is Deputy Editor of Salvo and writes on apologetics and matters of faith.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #47, Winter 2018 Copyright © 2024 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo47/fateful-intersections


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