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Could've been .....Non-id=That's me

I got so excited when I seen this post of a fellow adoptee in search in NY. No match for me though but a match is needed just the same so I’m sharing this.     122 more words

Adoptees

Fisseha Sol Samuel: "Irreplaceably Marvelous"

He was not my son, but I see Sol Samuel in many people that I love. Born in Jimma, Ethiopia, in 1994, Fisseha was adopted 10 years ago by the writer Melissa Fay Greene and her husband Don Samuel. 1,456 more words

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Update on Kristen Barbour and Carri Williams

Update on Kristen Barbour:

Kristen Barbour was sentenced to 6 to 12 months in jail for pleading no contest to the felony charge of endangering the 2 Ethiopian children she and her husband had adopted. 406 more words

Adoptees

Let's Stay Together: Lessons on adoption and foster parenting

A couple of weeks ago, we adopted our foster son: the boy formerly known as Batman. He made his social media debut and we officially became a court-ordained family. 1,895 more words

What We Do

Latest Gazillion Voices article

Below is a preview of my latest essay just published in the online magazine, Gazillion Voices. I hope readers will find it useful as a way to think about our responsibility to fix, if not abolish, the broken adoption system. 227 more words

Transracial Adoption

Kristen Barbour Asks for Reduced Sentence for Abuse of Adopted Children

Kristen Barbour pled no contest to two felonies of endangering the welfare of the two little children she and her husband adopted from Ethiopia. In September, she was sentenced to 6 to 12 months alternative housing (outside of her home) and 5 years of probation. 105 more words

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