Tag: adoptee reunion

For My Daughter's Birth Mother: YOU Are the Ray of Light

Her light brown hair was pulled back into a ponytail. That was the first thing I noticed about M. The differences between us were glaring; we were careworn beings from two alternate worlds, suddenly thrust together in a strange, confusing universe. If a thousand terrible factors hadn’t come together in each of our lives, we would... Read more »

An Adoptee's Lifelong Search: Finding The Face In The Crowd

Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. This series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying adoption experiences. By Kevin Nolan I was born June 15, 1957. Nothing special about that, we’re all born, whether we want to be or not. What made my birth different... Read more »

We Made The Right Decision To Reunite Them

Welcome to the sixth annual acclaimed series, 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. Designed to give a voice to the many different perspectives of adoption, this series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying experiences. By Veronica Chenik Gilmore “I would like to come to y’all and... Read more »
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Ana's Daughter Had Come Home

Welcome to 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days, hosted by Portrait of an Adoption. Designed to give a voice to the many different perspectives of adoption, this series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying experiences. By Jessica O’Dwyer The Guatemalan searcher I hired to find my daughter’s birth mother, Ana, told us... Read more »

What, Are You Like . . . Adopted?

In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the fifth annual acclaimed series, 30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days.  Designed to give a voice to the many different perspectives of adoption, this series will feature guest posts by people with widely varying experiences.   By Justin Kirby The... Read more »