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Georgia Adoption Reunion Registry

I got a response from Illien Adoptions International. Its not good or bad news. They said that they had turned their records from when my adoption was processed (late 80s/early 90s) over to the… 214 more words


Dear Anna Belle Illien

This is a letter to Anna Belle Illien who was one of the people, or at least her agency, Illien Adoption International Inc., responsible for my adoption about a quarter of a century ago. 582 more words


I know this post is about forgiveness, but I am not at that stage in my story yet and this really stood out to me. It explains my feelings perfectly:

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How Does It Feel To Be Adopted-Patrick Hawes


BIO:  My Name is Patrick and I am a 45 year-old adoptee in Virginia but born in North Carolina. 1,430 more words

How Does It Feel To Be Adopted

Blog Post Hiatus

I do not like posting about trauma sometimes, Sam I Am

Well, that explains why this blog moves along slowly.

My  next post will discuss my core memories being fear-based rather than happy / joy-based memories. 351 more words


If Dad Were Here

It’d be so much easier if you were here. You would remember names, places, stories and details I was too young to remember and mom was not present to experience. 352 more words


'I'm adopted' - An interview with Bridget Tuffin

Bridget is an amazing young lady who works as a freelance hair and make-up artist and I met her and her skills at a blogger event recently. 2,069 more words

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