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Facebook Helped Me Find My Family

I'd known my birthfather's name since 1997. I had pondered locating him for many years. I began searching in earnest for my birthfather in 2010. I could not believe my eyes when his name ma... [more]

Doubly Blessed

I have known my whole life that I was adopted. It was never something that was a secret; it just was. My folks were the best; I was a very lucky adoptee, but it didn't stop the "I wond... [more]

Reunited with My Birthfather! A Miracle!

Back in 2001, as soon as I turned 18 I decided to enter my information on Adoption Registry. I was adopted through a religious-affiliated agency and according to state laws I was not legally... [more]

Four Parents

I just wanted to share my story; it's somewhat unique but perhaps worth talking about as there are many angles to adoption. There's the perspective of a child who was adopted and always won... [more]

Why Don't I Look Like You?

When being told at the age of 5 and 7 that you're adopted and you are too young to understand, maybe it is just a wrong time. At the age of 13 you ask your parents why don't I look like you... [more]

April in June

On Friday, June 13, 2003, after a two-year search, I found my birth mother. I knocked on a door in Newport, RI and 6 hours later I was talking to my birth mother in Hawaii. Two very kind an... [more]

Follow All Options

Just wanted to share my reunion experience. I was adopted shortly after birth and never really cared about finding my b-family, but my adopted mom insisted that I should since I was raised ... [more]

One Question - Why?

For anyone who may read this: I have been reading for years where children through Catholic Services are caught up in their adoption services. I, for one, got in their system in 1953 and ... [more]

In a Roomful of Strangers Who All Look Like Me

The holidays haven't been the same since I met my birth family. They're better. My sister, Katie, has a Christmas party every year. And even though it's been twelve years since I first met... [more]

It Is Never Too Late

I would like to share my story of finding my birth families. At age 60 I have just found my birth families, and it has been great. I am very lucky to have been accepted by both my birthmot... [more]

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