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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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Adoptees Connect: In Our Own Words – Introducing Hope Eva

Thanks for taking the time to speak with me, Hope! Could you start by giving me a little background about yourself? I was born in Philadelphia and currently live in Philadelphia, although I lived in New Jersey most of my childhood. I was adopted shortly after birth. I am a Social Worker who works at… Continue reading Adoptees Connect: In Our Own Words – Introducing Hope Eva

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Adoptees Connect: In Our Own Words – Introducing Kristin Jones

Welcome, Kristin! Could you start by telling us a little about yourself and your background?  I was born in California in 1968 (the “Baby Scoop Era”). My adoptive parents were in Utah and had received a call from their attorney that a baby was being relinquished for adoption. They flew to California and picked me… Continue reading Adoptees Connect: In Our Own Words – Introducing Kristin Jones

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Adoptees Connect: In Our Own Words – Introducing Haley Radke

Could you start by giving a little background on your experience as a young adoptee? I was adopted as an infant and grew up an only child. We lived in La Crete, Alberta which is a tiny town in the very north of the province. My parents were elementary school teachers and 95% of the… Continue reading Adoptees Connect: In Our Own Words – Introducing Haley Radke

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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: In Our Own Words – Introducing Ellen Ular-Olson

Could you give me a little background about yourself? I am originally from St. Louis, Missouri and was adopted at six weeks old. I lived there for 30 years before finding my mom’s side in Roseburg, Oregon and have been there ever since! I have always worked in restaurants and hotel customer service but am… Continue reading Adoptees Connect: In Our Own Words – Introducing Ellen Ular-Olson

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Adoptees Connect: In Our Own Words – Introducing Becca Hahn

  Becca, can you give us a little background about yourself & your adoption? I was born January 18th, 1990 and was adopted shortly after. I was told that my birthmother was gone by the time my adoptive parents came to get me at the hospital and that all arrangements had been made with a… Continue reading Adoptees Connect: In Our Own Words – Introducing Becca Hahn

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Adoptees Connect, Inc. & National Adoption Awareness Month 2019

National Adoption Awareness Month 2019 is officially here, and we’re honored to share some exciting news with our supporters! In recognition of the beginning of National Adoption Awareness Month (NAAM), our new writer/editor/publisher Lee Rolandi is announcing the launch of AC’s newest series- "Adoptees Connect: In Our Own Words”. In her own words, Lee shares… Continue reading Adoptees Connect, Inc. & National Adoption Awareness Month 2019