Slowly and quickly it began to sink in. This was really in the process of happening. We were in a bookstore in Texas when the agency called us. "she picked you! The birth-mother picked you!" In an effort to get some privacy we ended up sitting in really small chairs in the children's section of books. This ended up being very comforting as I was surrounded by familiar books that were read to me growing up. But it also began to make it very real, I was going to have a child. "Tell us more. What do we need to do now?"