As he spoke, Heidi, who now sat on the opposite side of the room, talked about the couple’s plans for the upcoming year. “We’re in the process of adopting an AIDS orphan from Ethiopia,” she said. “Maybe two. I’m so pumped. I’d adopt six if I could. When I was five years old—I grew up in a very rural town in Missouri, and I had never even seen a black person—they asked us to draw a picture of ourselves in the future, and I drew myself holding hands with a line of tiny black stick figures. I’ve always wanted this.”
I googled around a little bit, after reading this in Sports Illustrated, and everywhere I saw it mentioned (PhilliesNation, Deadspin) people were universal in their WTF?