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Korean Adoptee Adam Crapser To Be Deported

The Adoptee Rights Campaign reported today that 40-year-old Adam Crapser, adopted from Korea when he was three years old, will be deported.

In a nutshell, this is why: 454 more words


AdopteesOn Podcasts: Listening, Learning, Healing

Sometimes we have stories in us, and don’t realize how much we need to tell them. Or we have the stories bubbling around, but don’t know who to tell, worrying that we might sound foolish, or ungrateful, or angry. 621 more words


Pretty damn sad...

This just happened and how ironic that it happened at a conference called No Labels Problem Solver.

Don’t just read the text in the article, watch the video to get the full effect of the disdain rained down on this young man… 52 more words


Don't Put All Adoptive Parents In One Basket

I am seeing a lot of black and white with something that is very much grey. How adoptive parents are perceived. On one hand you have the adoptees and natural parents who are seeing adoptive parents as all ugly. 1,265 more words


When They Don’t Listen: School Edition

Remember when I realized at the end of summer that we kinda hate school because of some of Hope’s challenges?

Yeah, that.

Yep, still hate it. 911 more words


Adult Adoptees Speaking "Out of the Fog"

How familiar are you with being in the fog or out of the fog, in terms of understanding adoption?

“Out of the Fog” is a new Canadian radio magazine where critical, thoughtful, lived perspectives on adoption are brought to the forefront. 365 more words


Thinking of Fisseha, Thinking of Ethiopia

Two years ago today, Ethiopian adoptee Fisseha Sol Samuel was found to have died by suicide. I am thinking of him and his family, the US and in Ethiopia today. 400 more words