Monthly Archives: March 2015

Operation Babylift survivor Chantal Doecke to return to Vietnam to search for her natural parents

  Elisa Black, SA Weekend March 20, 2015 9:00PM THE birth certificate pinned to her clothes said she had been born months before but she still had the umbilical stump attached to her tiny body. When Gillian Diggins first met Le Thi Ha – her new daughter – at Adelaide Airport on April 5, 1975, […]

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Anthology By Ethiopian Adoptees: Call For Submissions

Announcing a new and much-needed book for the adoption community. Tentative Title: LIONS ROARING, FAR FROM HOME: AN ANTHOLOGY BY ETHIOPIAN ADOPTEES  Editors: Aselefech Evans, Annette-Kassaye Berhanu, and Maureen McCauley Evans   We are delighted to invite Ethiopian adoptees from around the world to submit essays about what Ethiopia means to you, and how being […]

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THE FIRST GENERATION OF VIETNAMESE ADOPTEES

THE FIRST GENERATION OF VIETNAMESE ADOPTEES Stacy Thuy Meredith VN Adoptee – Colorado, USA firstgenofvnadoptees@live.com I came over in 1975 along with thousands of other orphans; we came to America, France, Australia and many other countries. It was the end of democracy and freedom, and a fate worse than death for abandoned children. Thankfully, many […]

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THAILAND NATIVELAND VISIT 2015 19-26 JULY

Nativeland Visit Thailand has released the dates for the 2015 Nativeland Visit, which will be held on 19—26 July 2015. Thailand has not yet released a finalised programme of events, or provided details on how to register. Your state or territory central authority will share this information once it becomes available. Every three to four […]

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Adoption Panel 4: The Issues with Intercountry Adoption

pascal huynh  Adoption Panel 4: The Issues with Intercountry Adoption  Streamed live on Mar 7, 201 Online Panels: Questioning the Sustainability of the Concept of Adoption Adoption Panel 4: The Issues with Intercountry Adoption —————————————-­—————————————-­—— Event Description: It is evident that over the past 40 years intercountry adoption has been driven mainly by the needs […]

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