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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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Adoption & Identity Intertwined Documentary

THIS IS MEI’S DOCUMENTARY, ADOPTION & IDENTITY INTERTWINED, THAT I CREATED FOR THE CRADLE AND SENIOR STUDIES. THE FILM INCLUDES 12 ADOPTEES FROM DIFFERENT BACKGROUNDS AND THEIR PERSPECTIVE ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ADOPTION AND IDENTITY. I WAS VERY HONORED THAT THESE ADOPTEES LET ME SHARE THEIR PERSONAL STORIES WITH THE COMMUNITY. Hi, I’m Mei. I’m a […]

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Experiences of Adoption are all Different but Share much

ICAV – June 17 Lynell Long A friend, who is a Korean adoptee, recently shared her experience of life which she is happy to post.  When I talk to intercountry adoptees there are always so many elements that we share and can relate to – yet each journey is so individually different.  I’m priviledged to meet […]

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Adoptee Voices Australia

One of the first acts of the Abbott government was to shut down the  National Inter-country Adoption Advisory group.  This body had been set up during the Howard years to advise government.  IT INCLUDED OVERSEAS ADOPTEES. Since then the federral government has not listened to the concerns of adoptees in relation to international adoption prefering […]

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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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