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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

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Adoptees On on Adoptee Remembrance Day – October 30th

As I write, I’m already tearing up. That’s very like me, I am a crier and I naturally feel big feelings. I have struggled with depression and suicidal ideation on and off since I was ten. I made my first suicide plan when I was twelve.  What’s bringing emotions to the surface for me now… Continue reading Adoptees On on Adoptee Remembrance Day – October 30th

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Promoting Adoptee Remembrance Day – October 30th, 2020

Everyone has a role to play within Adoptee Remembrance Day. We're hoping a wide variety of individuals will participate in our very first Annual Adoptee Remembrance Day - October 30th event. October 30th, 2020 is going to be a day like never before and we're excited we have so many supporters who want to take… Continue reading Promoting Adoptee Remembrance Day – October 30th, 2020

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Adoptees Connect: In Our Own Words – Introducing Meredith McCullough

So glad to get a chance to talk to you a little bit, Meredith! Could you start by giving me a little background about yourself?  Well, I'm originally from a small town in Western Massachusetts. I moved to Northern Virginia in 2005 after college and have been here ever since. I have an event planning… Continue reading Adoptees Connect: In Our Own Words – Introducing Meredith McCullough

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January 13, 2018 Is When It All Began…

  By Pamela Karanova January 13, 2018 is when it all began. Our Adoptees Connect - Lexington, KY group met for the first time. A few hours earlier, the Adoptees Connect - Lancaster, PA group met hosted by our longtime friend & facilitator, Kevin Engle. Kevin and I laugh at the fact (and he will… Continue reading January 13, 2018 Is When It All Began…

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Adoptees Connect: In Our Own Words – Introducing Jacquelin Taybron

“Besides my complexion, my hair has always been the thing that made me different from everyone in my adoptive family... I haven’t always loved it. I didn’t like my hair until I started seeing myself through my own eyes.” Can you start by giving us a little background of your adoptee journey? I was born… Continue reading Adoptees Connect: In Our Own Words – Introducing Jacquelin Taybron

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Adoptees Connect Book Initiative

At Adoptees Connect we’re 100% focused on creating more resources for adult adoptees! We’re excited to announce the launch of our Adoptees Connect Book Initiative! We have a generous amount of individuals who reach out to ask asking how they can help! Here’s how… At Adoptees Connect we believe one of the main sources of… Continue reading Adoptees Connect Book Initiative

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Organically Planted & Slowly Grown

One of our core beliefs for Adoptee Connect Groups is meeting in real life with our fellow adoptees and building lifelong relationships in the process. For those who might not know, it’s important to our team and vision at Adoptees Connect, Inc. that our groups are organically planted & slowly grown. What does this mean?… Continue reading Organically Planted & Slowly Grown