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Your edits to the Barebones' pages
As I pointed out on Talk:Modesty Barebone, "adoptive" denotes the active partner(s) to an adoption, whilst the passive partners are "adopted". Thus, Mary-Lou Barebone is the adoptive mother of her three children; they are her adopted children, and since none of them adopted their siblings, those siblings are also adopted. — evilquoll (talk) 18:16, December 14, 2018 (UTC)