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Adoption, Mental Illness, and Addictions

Today I am 44 years old, and just beginning to get to know me. I was given up for adoption immediately at birth and went into foster care. Because I was born with congenital dislocated hips... [more]

My Pain

Hello my name is Lauren and i was adopted when i was just a little baby. I found out that I was adopted in the 2nd grade. My adoptive parents are a mixed couple. One is black(father)and one... [more]

Adopted by my Step-Parent

My story is feeling more and more relevant since I started researching adoption-reversal laws. My sister and I were adopted by my step-father about 30 years ago. I am now 36, my sister is 33... [more]

From the Eyes of an Adoptee

It all started when I was born. I was unplanned and unexpected. My birthmother was 19 years old when I was born. She was a hardcore drug addict. She did every drug out there. She had my olde... [more]

Adopted? Or Sold?

My story can be unbelievable at times but it is totally and honestly the truth. I was taken to a dirt road at nineteen months old along with my two-month-old brother and sold to different p... [more]

The Missing Piece

Every child's dream is to have a loving mother and father. Parents that will cherish and provide everything a child needs. Most importantly, be there for their child's life through every str... [more]

There Is Hope

I was adopted at the age of 13 after spending many years in an out of different foster homes in Michigan. I asked my birth mother to give me up so I could have a better life.I was adopted by... [more]

Throw Away Kids

"You`re just like your mother, bad." That`s what I heard all through my childhood. "Your mother was a tramp and we took you because God only knows what would have happene... [more]

Reunited by Grace

I was born to a 17-year-old Catholic girl. She was in love for her first time to my 19-year-old father. She became pregnant. Back then it was shameful to be unwed and pregnant. Her strict p... [more]

My Relationship with My A-Parents

I am 31 years old and was adopted at 3 months. I have known my whole life that I was adopted. When I tell people that I've been with my aparents my whole life, they react as if I should hav... [more]


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Makyla (TX / 12 / F)
Makyla enjoys playing board games with her foster family and watching movies. She also enjoys reading, doing arts and crafts, riding her bike, and swimming. Makyla can hold... [more]
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