Content: China

Our China Stories

Since 1992, more than 140,000 children have left China for homes in some sixteen countries. Here, Chinese adoptees, their families and friends tell their stories.  

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Our China Stories – Sarah Heath

Sarah Heath was settling in at Georgetown University back in 2010 when a stranger approached her during orientation week. He did a double-take before telling her she looked just like someone he knew in high school back in New York City. Yeah, right, another clueless white guy, Sarah thought. All Asian people look alike, right? […]

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This Adoptee Went Back To China But Couldn’t Connect

kuow.org – By Jack Paradise • Oct 7, 2015 Lydia Nasser celebrated her 19th birthday on July 17, but she doesn’t actually know when she was born. “I could’ve been born anywhere between the 15th and like the 20th,” Nasser explained. “Sometimes it’s funny thinking about that. It never affects me in a bad way, […]

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Kidnapped and Sold: Inside the Dark World of Child Trafficking in China

Adoption Trafficking – BY YANG · OCTOBER 1, 2015 Some Americans have unknowingly adopted Chinese babies taken from their parents and sold to orphanages. But can the Congress do anything about it? In March 2011, Rose Candis had the worst lunch of her life. Sitting at a restaurant in Shaoguan, a small city in South China, the […]

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A Letter of Frustration and Gratitude on the End of China’s One-Child Policy

Jenni Fang Lee – Huffington Post Australia, 31 Oct 2015 Dear China, Congratulations on the great news! When I heard of the policy change this morning, part of me sang with joy. I am so glad that you are finally addressing one of the most important and daunting human rights issues that straddled your millennials and their […]

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