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Adoptee Limelight – Spotlighting Michael Rocco

BIO: Michael Rocco is the birth/pen name of an American writer and social scientist currently working in the area of adoption trauma and mental health. His previous research and writing focused on the mental health and adjustment of racial and ethnic minorities in the US. He has published widely in peer-reviewed academic journals and has… Continue reading Adoptee Limelight – Spotlighting Michael Rocco

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Adoptee Limelight – Spotlighting Daryl Fuller

Daryl Fuller of Adelaide, South Australia BIO: Daryl Fuller, I'm 52, married to my wife Michelle for 28 years, and have three children, Harrison 23, Danielle 20, and Annabelle 12. They are the reason I get up every day! I'm a 1st Class Sheetmetal Worker by trade and also a 1st Class Welder by trade,… Continue reading Adoptee Limelight – Spotlighting Daryl Fuller

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Support Adoptees Connect, Inc. for Giving Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Today, December 1st, 2020 is Giving Tuesday and many of you are supporting your favorite nonprofit organization. We would be honored to gain your support for Adoptees Connect, Inc. Partnering with Adoptees Connect, Inc. is about breaking cycles of adoptee isolation and aloneness by offering in-person communities to the adult adoptee population that have otherwise… Continue reading Support Adoptees Connect, Inc. for Giving Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

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Introducing Adoptee Limelight Sponsored by Adoptees Connect, Inc.

Sponsored by Adoptees Connect, Inc. We're enthusiastic about sharing the launching of Adoptee Limelight, which is an additional component we're adding to our recommended resources for adult adoptees. What is Adoptee Limelight? It's a space dedicated to hearing the stories of adoptees from all around the world. It's a space of their own where they… Continue reading Introducing Adoptee Limelight Sponsored by Adoptees Connect, Inc.

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Adoptees Connect, Inc. Teams Up with Rebecca Sansom, Filmmaker for Reckoning with the Primal Wound

The last week was a whirlwind as we launched our first Annual Adoptee Remembrance Day – October 30th. The day went out with a bang, and our message was delivered worldwide as the truths in adoption were brought to light. In the days leading up to Adoptee Remembrance Day, we were notified that the premier… Continue reading Adoptees Connect, Inc. Teams Up with Rebecca Sansom, Filmmaker for Reckoning with the Primal Wound

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Thank You, From Our Hearts to Yours

Our first annual Adoptee Remembrance Day – October 30th was this past Friday, and it was a huge success.  We’re exceptionally thankful for all those who participated in the day. This day wasn’t limited to the USA or a particular location. It was opened up to the entire world to participate, and they did just… Continue reading Thank You, From Our Hearts to Yours

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Pamela Karanova on Adoptee Remembrance Day – October 30th

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XD9at7NjZ1Q&t=656s It’s hard to smile today when so many adoptee smiles have been washed away. If you know an adoptee, let me take you on a ride in an Adoptee's mind. Please sit down and give me a few minutes of your time. Imagine being in your mother’s womb, where there is only room for… Continue reading Pamela Karanova on Adoptee Remembrance Day – October 30th

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This Adoptee Life on Adoptee Remembrance Day – October 30th

https://videopress.com/v/GevmEmuB?controls=false&preloadContent=metadata I am 9 years old when the guilt sets in.When I learn that there’s no room for me to talk about my feelings.When I learn that no one will listen.When I learn that no one is there to hold space for me. I am 14 years old when I stand in the bathroom, stare… Continue reading This Adoptee Life on Adoptee Remembrance Day – October 30th

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China’s Children International on Adoptee Remembrance Day – October 30th

On Adoptee Remembrance Day 2020, we honor and remember adoptees who have lost their lives, experienced violence and abuse, and to those who are still struggling with mental health. Being an adoptee is a lifelong journey, one that is fraught with trauma, struggles, and resilience. To our community members, please know you are not alone.… Continue reading China’s Children International on Adoptee Remembrance Day – October 30th