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Predicting the Future of Intercountry Adoption at the JCICS-NCFA 2015 Conference

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


Born During the Vietnam War: An Operation Babylift Adoptee’s Story

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


Thank you for my life – Anonymous

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


The Tempest of Rachel Dolezal

The story of Rachel Dolezal doesn’t have legs: it has octopus arms and labyrinthine twists. Its reach and longevity have been astonishing, and speak to the fragility and pain of understanding race in this world. 276 more words

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The Troubles of Emma

Today has been tough for little Em-Bug.

She was supposed to go to the cabin with Grandma and Grandpa today. She was very excited to go with just them, not with Mommy and Daddy. 285 more words