Katherine Heigl Opened Up About Raising Her Adopted Children After Admitting Her “Whitness” Had “Blinded” Her To Racism

“They do have more questions as they get older,” she said. “We have said to them, ‘This is your story. We don’t have any information about your biological fathers, but we do have a bit about your biological mothers. If you guys want to talk more about them, you can have as much or as little information as you want. Tell us what you’re comfortable with knowing.'”

“My whiteness kept it from me,” she went on. “My upbringing of inclusivity, love and compassion seemed normal. I thought the majority felt like I did. I couldn’t imagine a brain that saw the color of someone’s skin as anything but that. Just a color. I was naive. I was childish. was blind to those who treated my own sister differently because of the shape of her gorgeous almond eyes. Or her thick stunning hair. Or her golden skin. I was a ……

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