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howtobeadopted Jan 10
Does anyone know of resources for late-discovery ? I’ve been contacted by someone who is in shock. Pls share 🙏
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Wouldntdoitagain Jan 7
Can’t stand it when adopters give their kids pet names on Twitter. Would love to know some of the pet names give us
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ADOPTION Jan 15
What is a question or thought you have about adoption that non never have to think about? Respond below.
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RudyOwensMemoir Jan 13
Anyone else see the bias I do from the 's 2016 policy summary re access to birth records: Failure to document OBC access IS the norm in most developed nations; framing of issue supportive of secrecy, not equality. I give it C-/D+ grade.
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You Gotta  Believe! Jan 15
Thank you to everyone who worked on ! You delivered a superbly entertaining show, empowered fellow to advocate for themselves, and generously raised funds for vulnerable kids in ! All at the same time no less! Brava and thank you!
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My Shady Roots 2h
I recently had a Dr check to see if I should have some genetic testing. Because no one in my family had any of the diseases I didn't qualify! Seriously? How am I supposed to know if anyone had any of these diseases?? should get free testing!
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Laureen Pittman 2h
An adoptee's tale of love, rejection, redemption, and acceptance--and the heartache and healing that come with it. Preorder for Kindle for 99 cents! Release date for ebook and paperback February 5.
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Carrie Cahill Mulligan 22h
There are also podcasts by that I’d recommend to everyone interested in understanding . I’d recommend starting with !
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Adoptee1970 17h
are not seen as having needs ... adoptive and genetic families expect only gratitude and a consideration of their emotions and needs ... we are positioned as the disruption instead of the disrupted ...
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Obit City Jan 14
means being overwhelmed by the sheer scope of the issue. Just found some of my bio relatives. Tons of adoptions, foster homes, orphanages in my family. Helping w/ my stepparents' . Same thing: generation after generation of disposable people.
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Erica Welter 🎇🎉🎆 Jan 12
I tried to fill it out, but there aren't sufficient answers for people who do not know their original birth name or how mant siblings they have. 😕
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DNA Cold Cases Jan 15
Some decide to dig into their past to find out who their birth family was. While it is always a personal choice to learn more, never let others decide for you what they think is right.
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RudyOwensMemoir Jan 8
The review board (IRB) at the has tossed out concerns I raised about testing on adult that has no stated benefit for any . It's still OK in 2019 to recruit for "research" and not help them. 1/3
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Pol Jan 12
Birthday on Monday. Weird/complicated/sad time of year for Please send some fellow adoptee love.
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Carrie Cahill Mulligan 22h
Adopted youth commit suicide 4x more than their non-adopted peers. is harder on than society wants to admit:
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Wouldntdoitagain Jan 15
Shame on . They should be supporting , not traumatising them further!
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Equality4Adoptees Jan 11
What compelled the filing of this bill? get a little nervous when we hear destruction of original birth records. Happy to discuss.
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RudyOwensMemoir Jan 10
An article by a site on DNA news provides a mostly nuanced discussion on and . Privacy issues, secrecy laws, moral quandaries. Piece claims 60% of Americans of European descent can already be tracked using ancestry databases even if they aren’t in them (1/2)
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MichelleMadridBranch 5h
Through my coaching, I assist adoptees in freeing themselves from the pain of abandonment and help them bridge the gap between their biology and their biography. If you are in need of support, please reach out. I am here.
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RudyOwensMemoir Jan 8
Replying to @RudyOwensMemoir
Here's the study. A researcher (an adoptee BTW) wants to talk about use of . I explained such research will do NOTHING to help adoptees have their full legal rights restored. It exploits their legal inequality, especially in MN. 2/3
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