Tag: transracial adoptee

Who Dares Fathom Such Grief?

Who Dares Fathom Such Grief?
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.  By Daniel Drennan ElAwar We remain the repulsed, splinters, expelled from the body; the corpus surrounds us, englobes us, drives us out; it then returns to... Read more »

Adopted Across the Color Line

Adopted Across the Color Line
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.  By Lucy Waldmeir “Where are you from?” I’ve been searching for the perfect answer to that question for my entire life. On occasion I will say... Read more »

Children Are Exactly Who They Are Meant To Be

Children Are Exactly Who They Are Meant To Be
Children Are Exactly Who They Are Meant To Be  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.  By Anne Moody This piece is an adaptation from Anne Moody’s intelligent, thought-provoking book called The Children... Read more »
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A Nine-Year-Old Transracial Adoptee Shares Her Insights and Wisdom

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. An Interview With A Nine-Year-Old Transracial Adoptee Portrait of an Adoption: “How old are you?” Kim: “I’m nine. I’m in the fourth grade.” Portrait: “What is one of... Read more »

My Birthplace Became A Reality

My Birthplace Became A Reality
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. By Marion Ruybalid I was born in Bangladesh, but all I knew about the country came from history books and my adopted parents’ stories. We had... Read more »

Adopting Never Gets Easier (But It Does Get Sweeter).

Adopting Never Gets Easier (But It Does Get Sweeter).
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. By Rachel Garlinghouse “I’m ready to adopt again,” I told my husband, plopping beside him on the couch one spring evening. “I’m happy with our family... Read more »
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184 Days With You

184 Days With You
By Lizzie Hope 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. I remember the bedroom where I was sitting twenty-four years ago when I said a prayer as I looked out over the lake.... Read more »

A Letter To My Father

A Letter To My Father
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. By Kelsi Macklin Dear Dad, Father’s Day is coming up. I will be moving back home to California from Beijing, China. It’s been about a year... Read more »

She Is Free To Be Who Her Mind And Heart Truly Know She Is

She Is Free To Be Who Her Mind And Heart Truly Know She Is
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. By Annie Greene I always knew I was going to adopt, even when I was a little girl. When I emphatically declared it to my family,... Read more »
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My Transracial Testimony

My Transracial Testimony
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. By Doriana Markovitz I have been raised by many mothers; many women have poured themselves into me. I am the product of the multi-dimensionality of womanhood.... Read more »