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Disposable Children: Re-adoption in America

YEAR: 2016 / DURATION: 52 MINS / PRODUCTION: BABEL DOCS / DIRECTOR: Sophie Przychodny/ COUNTRY OF ORIGIN/ FRANCE/ VERSIONS AVAILABLE: ENG, FR No longer want the child you adopted? Don’t worry, in America, you can place a classified advert on a website and get rid of them. It’s called ‘rehoming’ and a deed signed by […]

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This website could help you find your birth parents through social media

SBS LIFE – By Shami Sivasubramanian   2 MAR 2016 – 11:48 AM ‘I’m Adopted’ is a website that provides support to adopted children who are looking for their birth parents. It’s common for adopted children to want to find their birth parents. What is less common is for adoptees to use social media to find them. Meet […]

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The Adopted Life – Episodes

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‘Kingdom of Daughters’ in China Draws Tourists to Its Matrilineal Society

ASIA PACIFIC | LUGU LAKE JOURNAL By AMY QINOCT. 25, 2015 LUGU LAKE, China — A young man clad in a white shirt, black pants and red belt suddenly scrambled up the side of a log house and slid feet first into a second-story latticed window. “This is how Mosuo men would climb into the […]

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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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