Each year University of Washington Tacoma invites faculty to present on their research and I was fortunate to be asked to participate in this year’s Lightening Talk. 49 more words
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Such a heartwarming story.
Barry Farmer, 30, of Richmond, has adopted three foster children as a single father. He was raised in the kinship care system himself as a child. 516 more words
I don’t think people realize the amount of pressure that is placed on people who are adopted. I understand as a child, we are rescued out of the depths of hell sometimes and placed into some very loving homes; but what others don’t realize is the agony and anguish some of us adoptees feel for the rest of our lives. 543 more words
Editor’s note: It’s National Adoption Awareness Month (NAAM). How will you #FlipTheScript?
I first spoke with Steve, a 53-year-old New Jersey adoptee, in February, soon after he received his original birth certificate thanks to a change in state law in New Jersey. 739 more words
The invitations went out, and on Friday 14 July 2017 our book ‘Adopted’ was launched at Relationships Australia SA, Hindmarsh, the culmination of a two year journey starting with IdentityRites self-funding the first round of writing workshops, followed by successfully applying for a FASS Small Grant to engage David Chapple to facilitate the completion of the writings to go into the book. 112 more words