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JD Carter – The Long Way Home

60 Minutes – Link 4th June 2017 Joel de Carteret’s remarkable journey proves the power of love can overcome truly impossible odds. There’s an extraordinary ending to this story, but it begins with heartbreak. As a five year old Joel got hopelessly lost from his mother when he wandered away from the family home and […]

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Beyond Infantilizing Portraits: South Korean Adoptees Speak Out

Korean Expose – Published on March 21, 2017 by Katelyn Hemmeke Perhaps the world’s best-known Korean adoptee today is Adam Crapser. After living in the U.S. for almost four decades, Crapser was deported to South Korea late last year because his adoptive parents had never filed for his American citizenship. The twists and turns of Crapser’s story […]

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The Colour of Time – A Longitudinal Exploration of the Impact of Intercountry Adoption in Australia

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. This is the sequel to The Colour of Difference: Journeys in Transracial Adoption by Federation Press, 2001 (no longer available in print but can be purchased as an ebook at Google […]

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The Colour of Difference: Journeys in Transracial Adoption

The Colour of Difference: Journeys in Transracial Adoption Accounts of the experience of cross-cultural adoption, by adoptees. These accounts are introduced by Sarah Armstrong, who introduces the project, the issues around cross-cultural adoption, themes arising through the first person accounts and provides statistics on the scale of cross-cultural adoption. “The aim of the project was […]

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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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