She was admired by my adoptive dad who believed in business and the survival of the fittest and in going into battle with anyone who disagreed with him.
What does AD stand for?
AD stands for Adoptive Dad
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- Adellion (game)
- Adjoint (mathematics; group theory)
- Adjunct Detector (US DoD)
- Administrative Distance (routing information source rating)
- Administrative Domain
- Administratively Determined
- Adopted Daughter
Samples in periodicals archive:
2000 Barn fire ANDY Sugden (Kelvin Fletcher) sets fire to a barn so his broke adoptive dad Jack (Clive Hornby) can claim the insurance.
He was brought up in Edinburgh by Frank and Elizabeth Campbell and started looking for Stella after his adoptive dad died.
She also insisted there is no truth in the rumours suggesting Reynolds has signed on to become baby Louis' adoptive dad.
But they dropped the hunt when her adoptive dad got sick.
My adoptive dad was a professional darts player - and was also a heavy drinker.
Adoption & Fostering 24:2, pp 63-69, 2000 Howe D and Feast J, Adoption, Search and Reunion: The long-term experience of adopted adults, London: The Children's Society, 2000 (reprinted by BAAF, 2003) May P, Approaching Fatherhood: A guide for adoptive dads and others, London: BAAF, 2005 McBride BA and Rane TR, 'Role identity, role investments, and paternal involvement: Implications for parenting programmes for men', Early Childhood Research Quarterly 12, pp 173-97, 1997 Newstone S, 'Male foster carers: What do we mean by "role models"?
Fred, who works at Westlands School in Thornaby, said: "I read the Gazette every night and I remember sitting at the dinner table reading that appeal - which was made by Ian's adoptive dad.