I like to consider myself a Christian but I am not totally convinced that children having both parents is always essential to their wellbeing. Our daughter raised four children as a solo mother. The eldest has just been admitted to the Royal College of Surgeons, the second will graduate from Otago as a pharmacist this year. The third is an electrician who, at age 23, has his own house and the third, still at school, has just been made deputy head boy. Then on the other hand I look at dysfunctional families like the Kahuis. I certainly know in which of these two environments I would prefer to have been raised.
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