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Posting of adoptee contributions, articles/links and topical issues – updated quarterly

Aussie director Jet Wilkinson: From an orphanage to Hollywood

The Daily Telegraph MEG MASON April 9, 2017 12:00am From a Vietnamese orphanage to a Sydney suburb to Hollywood, Australian TV director Jet Wilkinson tells Stellar how she made the big time. FOR a pair of hard-working parents, an accountant and a secretary-turned-housewife from a down-to- earth suburb like Dundas in Sydney’s north-west, to have their teenage […]

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Adoption Disruption/Displacement Experiences of Intercountry Adoptees USA

Are you an intercountry/international adoptee 18+ years or older? Did you spend time (30 days or more) in foster care, group home, residential treatment, wilderness treatment camp, treatment ranch, or long-term hospitalization program before you turned 18 years old? Or did your adoptive parents kick you out of the house, leading you to couch-surf, stay […]

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The Colour of Time

A new book, The Colour of Time: A Longitudinal Exploration of the Impact of Intercountry Adoption in Australia is to be released in June this year. The Colour of Time follows the journeys of 13 of the original 27 contributors from The Colour of Difference.  Reading about their experiences 15 years on, you will gain a greater understanding […]

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Finding the Way Back – A mission to give back to orphans and underprivileged

Vietnamese Adoptee Jason Kayser continues his journey and shares through this amazing blog. Thankyou Jason.   Vietnam Reflections – March 2017 What’s there to say after a trip like this? There are so many stories, sites, sounds, smells and experiences I could not write down.  So many “Divine Appointments” and “GRT (God Right There)” moments […]

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Su Park, International Social Services (ISS) will be joining us for a discussion on the delicate nature of deciding whether to seek more information, what information to consider when searching, to search or not to and how to get appropriate support throughout. S A T U R D A Y   2 5 t h   M […]

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