NOTE: Don't Be This Stupid When You Talk to Adopted Kids and Their Parents | 22 Words

After adopting two girls from China, Kim Kelley-Wagner found herself frequently having to explain people's hurtful comments to her daughters.

In an effort to show people how incredibly ridiculous and painful their words were, she took a series of photographs with her daughters holding a whiteboard showing the insensitive questions and comments they've received.

Some are tactless, others are downright offensive...

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You can see more at Kelley-Wagner's site or on her Facebook page, where she says...

I have tried to explain to my daughters that people do not say these things to be mean, they say them out of ignorance, which is why I am sharing some of them. Words are powerful, they can become tools or weapons, choose to use them wisely.