For the past decade or so I, like many of us, have been comparing paperwork concerning my adoption with that of other adoptees. Looking for clues, similarities, anything that might divulge some information as to origins as well as that original transaction and the time previous to our disinheritance. 734 more words
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Oh South Carolina…smh
Typically birth mothers fight with foster parents to get their children back. In this “truth is stranger than fiction” (Mark Twain) narrative, Chris Emanuel had two fights: (1) the perception that men are strictly sperm donors and a source of revenue and (2) a judicial system that has been slow to recognize the rights of birth fathers to their children. 56 more words
Today at the “Putting Family First” conference of the National Council for Adoption and the Joint Council on International Children’s Services, it was announced that Joint Council will close. 186 more words
Yesterday I attended the “Putting Families First” conference held by the Joint Council on International Children’s Services (JCICS) and the National Council For Adoption (NCFA). My workshop proposal for the conference, “Finding Common Ground in Policies and Practice, which included three adult adoptee panelists, 714 more words
The following is reprinted on this blog with permission by AsiaTrend Magazine. It originally appeared in AsiaTrend Magazine’s June 2015 issue.
Born During the Vietnam War: An Operation Babylift Adoptee’s Story… 967 more words
Former Children’s Home CEO Maureen Warren shares the story behind the letter pictured above.
The week that the Children’s Home board of directors voted to enter into a new management agreement with Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, in 2012, I received a package. 262 more words