Search & Reunion

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From making the decision to search through to reunion, successful or not, here are resources, support, tools, and guidance for every step of the journey.

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Information & Resources

Library of Articles: Search & Reunion

Articles about search include tips for adoptees and birthparents, personal stories that offer insight into search in specific states, and reunion issues.... [more]

Search & Reunion Books

Books guiding us through search and reunion range from those that tackle the entire process to those devoted to one narrow area. The best books will be based on solid principles that can be adapted to changing laws and methods. Here are several that are up to the challenge.... [more]

Search & Reunion Email Lists

Lists for searchers, those in good, bad, or stalled reunions, and those encountering problems such as GSA during the reunion process.... [more]

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Reunion registries, state search information, tools for locating people and information, and support groups in the US and around the world.


Guidance and information about the stages of reunion from preparing yourself, to making first contact, to coping with post-reunion issues that may arise. Includes personal reunion stories.

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Tamie - 1 month ago
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Im looking for my nephew who was born Dec.21 or 22nd 1972 at the Nebraska Medical Center. Adoption went through Florence Critton in Omaha Nebraska. #1
ssc52 - 4 months ago
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Found out about birth family yrs ago. Plus I was able to located more family then I could have imagined. Wonderful thing for me. It filled such a void. #2
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