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If Only... - Adoption Poetry - by Cheryl

by Cheryl If only she knew how much I need herTo hold me and share with me her voice of approval.If only she knew the connection that I feel to herThe way that my heart pounds when I simply think of... [more]

Around the World in 180 Days - Adoption Filmmaker\'s Journal

11-Mar-2001 I finally got to Greece from the UK last Sunday. I had a two hour stopover in Athens before connecting to aflight to Alexandroupolis, the nearest airport toSass. I spent the two... [more]

Walking a Tightrope

A balancing act  Related Resources • Adopting Parents Center... [more]

Adoptees - Ask Your Parents - Search Tips - Adoption

Adoptees: Ask your parents for help More Search Resources Adoption Search Lessons Beginning the Search Keep Your... [more]

Slinging The Adoption Lingo

FAA ISO HBSIS POB NJ BM DNR DOB So you thought you knew all the lingo there was to know? You learned that :-) is a smile, that LOL is funny, ROFL is hilarious, and you thought, like most of... [more]

Biographical Summary: Jane Chittick

reprinted from materials distributed at the symposiumMs. Chittick began her career with the State of Tennessee within the Department of Public Welfare, moving on to serve as social counselor and... [more]

Massachusetts State Regulations - Non-Identifying & Identifying Information

Obtaining Non-Identifying Information: Adopted adults age 18 or older, birth parents, and adoptive parents of an adoptee under 18 may obtain non-identifying information.Obtaining Identifying... [more]

How to Find and Use Waiting Child Photolistings - Adoption

Sensitivity and Privacy Related Resources ... [more]

Virginia State Regulations - Adopting an Adult

Summary: Adults may be adopted under certain circumtances, with consent.Most Relevant Virginia Statute: § 63.2-124363.2-1243 . Adoption of certain persons eighteen years of age or over. A... [more]

South America Search Resources - search for birth family

For those searching in connection to adoptions finalized in South American, here are some country-specific resources that may help. Colombian Adoptees Search & Support A mail list for... [more]

Texas State Regulations - Adopting an Adult

Summary: Adults may be adopted with consent.Most Relevant Texas Statute: Chapter 162, Subchapter F. Adoption of an Adult § 162.501§ 162.503§ 162.504162.501. Adoption of Adult The... [more]

Adoption of Orphans and Unlikely Outcome of War

Related Resources •Adopting Parents Center •Books: Adopting Internationally •International... [more]

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