Adopted Persons

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Resources, information, issues, and support for adopted persons, and a special section for young adoptees with stories, heritage resources, and places to meet other young people around the world.

Adoptee Personal Pages

Personal stories about all aspects of the adoptee experience from adoptees around the world.... [more]

Famous & Well-Known Adoptees (with biographies)

Adopted persons have distinguished themselves in many fields including sports, literature, politics, and the arts. This growing list includes biographical summaries and references for further reading.... [more]

Late Discovery Adoptees (LDAs)

Resources, information and support for late discovery adoptees, those who discovered or were told of their adopted status as adults.... [more]

Life Issues

Expressions of life issues experienced by adult adoptees include the effects of closed adoptions, loss, and emotional trauma.... [more]

Search Issues

Some search, others do not. And adoptive parents are often concerned about search and the impact on the family. Resources for all groups.... [more]

The Myth Series: Killer Adoptees

What do ghouls, goblins, and things that go bump in the night have in common with adoptees? To hear some tell it, we can be scarier than the most frightening monsters.... [more]

Community

Support groups and places of gathering and community for adult adoptees of all heritages.

Young Adoptees

Great sites for and about youth in extended and blended adoptive and foster families around the world; places to read, talk, find support, and make new friends.

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Vickye - 4 months ago
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I was adopted 4/11/1951 and my mother died 2 years ago. I am trying to find out medical history of the birth parents, or as I refer to them "the people who had me". As I age, I am only concerned with medical history, no reunions. My mother and father were my parents. Does anyone know how to find out an adopted person's medical history in the state of Alabama? #1
michael schuster - 3 weeks ago
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IAM adoptee with no right to no who I am BUFFALO NY BIRTHDAY JUNE 21 1959 I was found on the steps of a infant home JUNE 24 1959 THE INFANT IS OUR LADY OF VICTORY Father Baker Lackawanna NY HELP ME FIND MY BIRTH MOTHER LIKE AND SHARE YHANK YOU FOR READING MY NOTE #2
rosemary - 2 months ago
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I was born 8-25-97 in danedin FL I know a lot about my birth parents and choose not to talk to them they were bad people and when I finally got the chance to talk to my birth mom she lied about every thing even though I had seen the court case believe me I might only be 16 but I Regret the disition I Made to make contact I now live with my aunt who I love and today call my mother I am sure that some of u will have happy endings but some may not i k i did even though i did not connect well with my birth parents. continue as u will but be known that it might not turn out the way u hoped with great love in your searching Rosie w #3
KIM - 3 weeks ago
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I was born 1-16-1963 in Miami, Florida. My mother who gave me up for adoption, her name is Dorothy Williams. She had put other children up for adoption before me. I didn't find out I was adopted until I was 42 years old. I have no medical history of my birth parents. The father is unknown. I am interested to find my brother's/sister's also. #4
nancy - 8 months ago
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u want kids to to have a good home..why does it cost..so we keep kids in the system..how does this help kids..but someone's pocket #5
melinda - 3 months ago
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I was born Jan. 15, 1955 in Los Angeles County I believe. I don't think my mother knew if she had a boy or girl. I was told she was around 25. Dr. Porter in Pomona may have delivered me. I was only 4lbs. 4oz. Looking to see if anyone is looking for me. At 58 I don't have a lot of hope but we will see. #6
tiffany - 2 months ago
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i was born december,12,1996 named neykiera wells at glaveston utmb ive found my mother her name corliss R.Wells but now im still in search for my father i have a name but im not sure thats it( john harper). all i know is he's a white male and im a mixed child my mother is black if anyone knows anything you can find me on facebook (Bluu'Diamondd his'love Johnson) #7
kathryn - 1 month ago
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I was adopted from the Methodist mission home in dec 1969 in san Antonio tx my birthday is 11-30-69 my mothers last name was acres she was 21 #8
sabrina - 2 months ago
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why does it cost to adopt cant there be place where you can get babies for free some of us dont have money but really want a other one and cant have one. please help out thanks. #9
Joann - 2 months ago
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Hi... I think I'm adopted I was born In Neptune NJ 1/21/1974 and my name is Joann. I'm officially going to get to the bottom of this!!! Would love some feedback on the right steps to take:) #10
heather - 3 months ago
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I was born in queens n.y. 9-17-1963 given the birth name marcelle hobbs adopted through spence chapin agency #11
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