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A Tale of Two Families

A Tale of Two Families
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 and perspectives.  A Tale of Two Families By Kevin Nolan Let’s talk about my adoptive parents first. They were amazing people. They adopted a total of six children,... Read more »

The Complicated Process of Saying Goodbye

The Complicated Process of Saying Goodbye
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 and perspectives. **This is a bonus piece being shared on the 29th day of the series. Alexis, a teenager, has read and approved the publication of the following essay... Read more »

We Give Our Kids Pieces of Ourselves, and We Watch Them Go. 

We Give Our Kids Pieces of Ourselves, and We Watch Them Go. 
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 and perspectives.  We Give Our Kids Pieces of Ourselves, and We Watch Them Go. By Allison Banta I am mama to two heart girls, one by biology and... Read more »
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Adopted Bodies Are Good at Holding It All In

Adopted Bodies Are Good at Holding It All In
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 and perspectives.  Adopted Bodies Are Good at Holding It All In By Liz DeBetta, PhD I am forty-three years old and have only recently been seriously working through... Read more »

My Evolving Relationship with Adoption

My Evolving Relationship with Adoption
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 and perspectives.  My Evolving Relationship with Adoption By Tessie Yarbrough I am an adult adoptee. Born in the mid-1970s. Adopted at birth through a closed adoption facilitated by... Read more »

Late Discovery, Revisited

Late Discovery, Revisited
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 and perspectives.  Late Discovery, Revisited By Kevin Gladish Five years ago, only three short months after receiving my original birth certificate in the mail and learning what I... Read more »
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One Mother and Another

One Mother and Another
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 and perspectives.  One Mother and Another By Mary Hermanson One Mother and Another You are not mine. You were entrusted to me By God our Father, From one... Read more »

Moving Forward

Moving Forward
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 and perspectives.  Moving Forward By Rikki Daniels Ten years ago, I wrote a piece for this series, Portrait of an Adoption. In that piece, I focused on how... Read more »

It Shouldn't Be up to Children to Educate Schools about Adoption

It Shouldn't Be up to Children to Educate Schools about Adoption
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 and perspectives.  It Shouldn’t Be up to Children to Educate Schools about Adoption By Heather Kurut Our twin daughters fussed in their carriers. We had been in the waiting... Read more »
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Having Coffee: An Adoption Story

Having Coffee: An Adoption Story
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 and perspectives.  Having Coffee By Ann Cser It’s been almost eleven years since my husband was murdered. If you had told me then that I would have two... Read more »