What We Can Learn from the Oprah Reunion
While many in the adoption community hope that the Oprah reunion with her sister she never knew will bring about positive changes in establishing equal rights in adoption. I feel that there are other lessons in the adoption reunion for those still searching. Lessons we can learn now from the Oprah reunion, if we are open to learning them.
Searching for Birth Parents and the Adoptive Family
So, your child is searching for birth parents. Should an adoption reunion always be bad news for adoptive parents? Some adoptees and birth parents feel that adoptive parents have no place in an adoption reunion. How would you feel if your child was searching for birth parents?
Adoption Reunion - Lessons Learned Through Adoption Reunion
Share the lessons you have learned, whether you have searched, found, reunited or are still looking.
Help Your Child Enter Into an Adoption Reunion – for Ado…
What are some things that an adoptive parnet should be aware of as their child embarks on an adoption reunion? I asked our adoption forum for some ideas on adoption reunion and this is what they had to say.
Before You Go About Finding Biological Parents - for the Adoptee
What are some things to consider before finding biological parents through an adoption search and reunion? I asked our adoption forum for some ideas on adoption reunion and this is what they had to say about finding biological parents.
Oprah's Big Secret Adoption Connection
Oprah's big secret is revealed in a January 2011, episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show. Learn more about Oprah's big secret and Oprah's adoption connection.
Before You Help Your Child With an Adoption Reunion
What are some things that an adoptive parent should be aware of as their child embarks on an adoption reunion? I asked our adoption forum for some ideas on adoption reunion and this is what they had to say.
Bfore You Try to Find the Child Placed for Adoption - for Birth Parents
What are some things to consider before trying to find your placed child for an adoption reunion? I asked our adoption forum for some ideas on adoption reunion and this is what they had to say about trying to find the adopted child.
Adoption Search - What Should an Adoptee Do When a Birth Parent Does …
What advice would you give the adoptee who after an adoption search is left with no contact? Due to closed adoption records, this person is still without basic answers. What are the next steps for an adoptee who is refused contact by biological family, even after a successful adoption search?
My Reunion Story
The story of when I discovered that I had a big sister.
When Adoption Reunions Don't Work
Adoption reunions are not always a happy time. Sometimes birth family doesn't want to meet the adoptee. Sometimes an adoptee has no where else to turn.
Interivew with Rapper DMC - My Adoption Journey
DMC shares thoughts on adoption reunion, adoption search and the need for open adoption records.
Olympic Medalist Toby Dawson Finds Birth Father
Last February, we watched Toby Dawson ski away with a bronze medal in the Men's Freestyle Moguls event in the 2006 Winter Olympics. Dawson hoped that his Olympic win would help in his adoption search; his hope has finally paid off as he announced that he has found his birth father.
Happy Reunion Story
Having been raised as an only child in her adoptive home, she is pleased to find siblings and a large family.
DMC: My Adoption Journey
A review of "dmc: my adoption journey" which aired on February 25, 2006 on VH1. A short documentary of DMC's quest to find his birth mother.
Madhu's Return to India
Madhu's return to India seven years after being adopted by his Aussie family. Are things the way he remembers them to be?
Sylvia's New York Adoption Page
Search and Reunion stories shared.
Adoption Reunion - A Success Story
A great story of reunion from both perspecitves, adoptee and birthmom. A link page is also offered for further reading!
2002: A Very Good Year
The story of a young adoptee who found her heritage.