For most of us this question may not seem relevant at first thought. It doesn't really apply to our lives, right? Most of us have been born into happy, solid homes; a father and mother to receive us, and other brothers and sisters. "Adoption" is for the poor and needy, the down and outcast, the baby left on the doorstep of the church or fire station. Adoption Is for those without hope, no future, and often no ability to help themselves.