Tag: adoption reunification

I Wasn't The Odd Man Out. I Was Right Where I Belonged.

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 Alissa Several years ago, Reba McEntire had a song on the radio called “I’m A Survivor.” The opening lines of the song always struck me…. I was... Read more »

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 »

Adoption Reunification: When it doesn't work out

Adoption Reunification: When it doesn't work out
At Portrait of an Adoption, I seek to portray many different experiences with regard to adoption.  Some of those experiences are beautiful and positive; others are painful and even ugly.  This is a guest post by one woman whose family has had very negative interactions with her birth sister following reunification.  As always, please be... Read more »
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I Had My Mother's Name!

I Had My Mother's Name!
In honor of November being National Adoption Awareness Month, Portrait of an Adoption is running a special series called 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 Chad Cottle: Death Grandma’s house... Read more »