Posts tagged "closed adoption"

Closure Documentary: Witnessing an Adoptee's Journey

Closure Documentary: Witnessing an Adoptee's Journey
The lights dimmed, and the humming discussion of the audience grew still. We all sat, transfixed, as the screen came to life. We were all there to witness Angela’s story. The story of an adoptee seeking to find some closure for the gaping uncertainties in her identity and history. *          *          *          * When Bryan... Read more »

Grandma would not bring another child into a home of poverty and abuse

Grandma would not bring another child into a home of poverty and abuse
In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the fourth 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 Elizabeth Davis My grandmother... Read more »

Ours Was One of the First Open Adoptions: We Adopted One Twin and the Birth Parents Raised the Other

Ours Was One of the First Open Adoptions: We Adopted One Twin and the Birth Parents Raised the Other
In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the fourth 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 Deborah Lea Serrano Last... Read more »
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Eighteen Years Later, I Finally Held My Baby Again: A Tale of Adoption Reunion

Eighteen Years Later, I Finally Held My Baby Again: A Tale of Adoption Reunion
In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the fourth 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.  Told in Two Parts By... Read more »

The Four Siblings Hadn't Known Of My Existence

In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the third 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.  The Four Siblings Had Not... Read more »

I Was Not Ready For My Birth Family To Find Me

I Was Not Ready For My Birth Family To Find Me
In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the third 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.  How do you react when... Read more »
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OMG! I Have A Brother?!

OMG!  I Have A Brother?!
In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the third 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.  OMG! I Have a Brother?!... Read more »

I Think About How Close I Probably Am To Her At This Moment

I Think About How Close I Probably Am To Her At This Moment
In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the third 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. I Think About How Close... Read more »

I Saw My First Name For The First Time

I Saw My First Name For The First Time
In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the third 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.  I Saw My First Name... Read more »
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I Will Never Forget the First Time I Saw Her

I Will Never Forget the First Time I Saw Her
In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is hosting the third 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.  I Will Never Forget the... Read more »