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The podcast where adoptees discuss the adoption experience. This is not the usual adoption talk. You will find real, raw, and deep feelings addressed in these interviews. No sugar-coating here! Come and laugh, cry, learn and heal with us. I promise you'll have a "me too" moment. Adult adoptees share stories of search, reunion, and secondary rejection. Adoptees On also curates recommended resources to encourage and educate the adoption community about adoptee issues.
 
Global Adoptee Talk is a monthly podcast about the experiences of international and transracial adoptees. Adoptees share their stories, and we explore issues such as loss, identity, adoption trauma, and blood ties. New episodes are posted the third Monday of the month.
 
Our radio show Indiana Adoptee Network News will interview those in the adoption community.
 
April shares her very personal experience as a transracially adopted person growing up in New England and explores adoption in all its many layers. Each episode is anchored in the months of the year, connecting poignant holidays, rituals, rites of passage, and celebrations to the meaning of legacy, family, and identity. We follow her as she gains understanding of both the beauty and complexity of adoption through interviews and reflections.
 
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Adapted
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A podcast that explores the experiences of Korean-American adoptees who return to live or repatriate to Korea as adults. Adoptees talk candidly about their reasons for returning and reflect on the challenges they face and on what they discover about Korean society and themselves.
 
Adoption STAR E-Marketing Coordinator speaks to adoption professionals about trending adoption topics such as the effects of the internet on infant adoption and open and semi-open adoption and much much more.
 
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We Have White Names
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International adoptees talk about all things race, identity, politics, pop culture, etc., because they can...and because they have White people names. Hosted by: Kevin Vollmers, Laura Klunder, kim thompson, and Stoker.
 
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Who Am I Really?
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Adoptees telling their stories of life in adoption, efforts to search for their birth family, and how their reunion attempt turned out. Stories that make you laugh, cry, or simply say “wow”.
 
Honest talk about choice is an interview based podcast that allows people to tell personal and profound stories about adoption and abortion so that others will know they are not alone.
 
Welcome to the Overcoming Odds podcast, where you get a glimpse into the stories of adoptees and foster care members who have overcome adversity, suffering, and struggle to achieve success. This podcast was built by you, and for you, to help you overcome adversity, suffering, and struggle in achieving your fullest potential.
 
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Adopted: Now What?
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The “Adopted: Now What?” Podcast is devoted to the “voice” of adoptive parents and adoptees sharing stories and information to help others on their individual and unique journeys to self-fulfillment and the establishment of the compassionate, connected relationships they desire. The podcast is hosted by adoptive mother Becky Walker, Founder & President of Beyond Adoptions, Inc.
 
Becoming a parent is life changing. Creating your family through adoption can add additional twists and turns to your journey. On “Adoption Unscripted,” we create a safe place for families on that journey to unpack all they’ve encountered along the way. We have real life conversations with parents, adoptees, first families and industry professionals who bring the amazing experience of adoption to life. We create real life strategies when parents get stuck, unravel myths, inform parents of th ...
 
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AdoptTogether
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Hank Fortener, founder of AdoptTogether, gathers and shares stories of those touched by adoption. Adoptees, adoptive parents, birth mothers and adoption professionals share the joys and challenges of adoption. These incredible stories of lives transformed by adoption offer a powerful understanding of adoption and the tremendous power of family. AdoptTogether is the first non-profit, crowdfunding platform that bridges the gap between families who want to adopt and the children who need loving ...
 
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Rafi Mendelsohn is the Director of Public Relations and Social Media at MyHeritage. MyHeritage is the largest family history and DNA company that helps consumers to discover their ethnic origins and find new relatives. Their new pro bono initiative, DNA Quest, is currently helping adoptees and their birth families reunite through genetic testin ...…
 
It was humiliating. Every time they left the household, whether it was to the grocery store or the mall, “My placement in the family was questioned.” She said, “People wanted to know how much I cost, where I came from, how my parents found me and where my real parents were.” Questions that made Reshma McClintock feel embarrassed.Questions that ...…
 
Welcome to the Genealogy News from Geneatopia I’m Patty Roy, also known as Dinah Larkham in Second Life. Today is Tuesday March 13, 2018 and this is Episode 115. RootsTech 2018 This episode is devoted to RootsTech 2018 which took place from Wednesday, February 28, to Saturday, March 3. The first day on Wednesday consisted of sessions but the Ex ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: They Never Came BackAuthor: Caroline B. CooneyNarrator: Suzy JacksonFormat: UnabridgedLength: 5 hrs and 44 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 02-22-10Publisher: Audible StudiosRatings: 4 of 5 out of 8 votesGenres: Teens, Ages 11-13Publisher's Summary: ...…
 
Welcome to the latest episode of Adoption Conversations. This week's episode is longer than usual, yet I'm sure you will not regret it. I met Bridget on social media, where she is active promoting adoptees' rights in United States. Bridget gave birth to her first daughter about forty years ago and she was pressured by family, social services, a ...…
 
Jennifer is a reunited adoptee from Pittsburgh. She’s a petite, white blonde of European descent whose adoptive parents are a Spanish man and a Mexican woman. Through her search, she found both of her natural parents are deceased, and she had half brothers on both sides, both named Tom. Unbeknownst to Jen, her maternal half-brother attended the ...…
 
She couldn’t handle it. At 12 years old, she became addicted to drugs and alcohol.Later on, her stepbrother sexually abused her. Her comfort zone quickly turned into a nightmare. Hopeless. Not knowing who to ask for help. She turned to the person that knew her best: herself. The recovery process began. 12-step program.Therapy.Anything or anyone ...…
 
On this week's episode Matt and Aviv break into season 4! The guys view and review season 4 episode 1 – Chameleon! The guys reveal the odd adopted adoptee relationship they have. They also discuss designing a new graphic for the podcast to start the fourth season and also take some shots at Trump. The guys dive into the mailbag to answer all yo ...…
 
Écoutez ce livre audio dans son intégralité gratuitement sur http://audiobookspace.com/free Titre: Le pays des grottes sacrées (Les enfants de la Terre 6)Auteur: Jean M. AuelNarrateur: Delphine SaleyFormat: UnabridgedDurée: 37 hrs and 56 minsLangue: FrançaisDate de publication: 01-11-18Éditeur: Audible StudiosGenres: Fiction, HistoricalRésumé d ...…
 
Episode 17 Monday November 20th 2017 Opening Remarks Thanks for reviews, Shoutouts, Suggestions (Dave Chaffey, Ryan Kraus, The Eastern Border Remember to listen to Supernormal Episode 13, Mixed Race, where I shared my experience as a Mixed Race Adoptee, and now Father of two boys of my own. Please listen to The Eastern Border Most Recent Episod ...…
 
Join Host Pam Kroskie and guest Anne Heffron -she gets to meet her birth father!!! After teaching writing at San Jose State University for over fifteen years, Anne retired to work full time on screenplays with her writing partner, Antonia Bogdanovitch. In 2015, Phantom Halo was named New York Times Critics’ Pick and it won Best Screenplay and B ...…
 
Kira Omans is an Asian-American actor, model, dancer, and adoptee advocate. She was adopted by a Caucasian family living in Washington DC and grew up with an adopted brother from Korea, as well as a sister.Join us as she discusses her struggles to adjust to how different she felt at school as her family had always celebrated their diversity. Bu ...…
 
In April 1992, China implemented a law that, for the first time, allowed families from other countries to adopt Chinese children. Since then, around 120,000 Chinese have been adopted abroad, with 80,000 finding a home in the United States. But when adoptions started in that first year, only 206 came to America. Rae Winborn is one of that first ...…
 
Kevin Kreider spent much of his upbringing being made painfully aware of how different he was as a Korean adoptee.The pain imposed on him by peers and the media for looking different, and the insecurity that followed motivated Kevin to begin working out. He eventually managed to start both modeling and acting careers, but was again set back. Th ...…
 
Katie and Sarah unpack whiteness as a mixed race person. They discuss Sarah’s story as a mixed race adoptee in a white family, what it feels like to have your race “outed”, black icons, the loneliness of being mixed race, and educating white people on issues important to people of color. Music: Blank and Kytt - RSPN Marc Perry (aka Holy MTNS) - ...…
 
Season 7, Episode 59. In this episode, Mike interviews Angela Tucker, a voice for transracial adoption and the focus of the popular documentary, Closure. Today, Angela has an open and honest conversation with Kristin and Mike on transracial adoption from the perspective of a transracial adoptee.
 
Pamela Cordano, MFT teaches us why so many adoptees struggle with perfectionism. Even better… she gives us three practical tools we can use to work on our perfectionistic ways. Full Show Notes Here Connect With Us Haley Radke: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Adoptees On: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Monthly Newsletter Send a Note or Record a V ...…
 
Hey, this is a podcast about my life as a transracial adoptee. I rant and rave about all things adoptee related, my life growing up "white", how adoptees need a voice in social issues and more. Bascially it's an audio diary and you get to listen. Send questions to onlyblackgirlpod@gmail.com to possibly be read on air. See y'all in August!…
 
Can you really be adopted back into your family of origin? I get to introduce you to Jemma Sullivan, and she shares some incredibly painful realities of having a narcissistic adoptive parent, it’s not all gloom and doom though - I promise you need to wait to hear what happens at the beginning of Jemma’s new chapter with her first mother. Full S ...…
 
Lesli A. Johnson, MFT answers a listener question about finding our identity. “Lesli kept saying it was important to know your narrative as a way to heal trauma. I don't know mine. I don't know really anything about how I came into the world, I don't even know who my father is. Half of my ancestry is a big black hole. And society tells me to be ...…
 
Even though I asked, "How many strikes do you give a podcast before turning out?" nobody answered with a number. Instead, the answers were "it depends." It sounds that you are going to get more strikes if you are delivering Contributors to the show Cliff from www.podcastanswerman.com Tim From the Sled Dog Podcast Jenny from Studiochaotic.com (p ...…
 
Host Dawn Davenport, Exec. Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Madeleine Melcher, an adoptee, mother of three through adoption, and author of the new book How to Create a Successful Adoption Portfolio: Easy Steps to Help You Produce the Best Adoption Profile and Prospect ...…
 
In this episode we revisit a topic that we have explored before - adoption. As always we talk to those who are closely involved in the subject - focussing in on the lasting trauma caused by being adopted in this episode. Dr Felicity de Zulueta reveals a new treatment as an alternative to CBT for adoptees. As a writer, playwright, singer and her ...…
 
Sara was the baby in her family of four biological half brothers to one another, and one other brother who was also adopted like her just like her. When she hit puberty, a naturally more emotional time in our lives, she lost her grandmother, someone who never made her feel like an adoptee. She found her way… The post 014 – I Would Not Have Made ...…
 
If you are in reunion or are anticipating one shortly… this episode is for you. Marni Hall shares her story and walks us through three guiding principles that she has for a successful reunion, and they are so helpful. Full Show Notes Here Connect With Us Haley Radke: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Adoptees On: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Mon ...…
 
Haley talks about how to find an adoption-competent therapist. She gives you five questions to ask and multiple tips for finding that perfect fit. Full Show Notes Here Connect With Us Haley Radke: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Adoptees On: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Monthly Newsletter Send a Note or Record a Voicemail Subscribe Apple Podca ...…
 
Host Dawn Davenport interviewed four black adoptees in their 20s who were raised by white parents about their experience with transracial adoption. Share on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sharer/sharer.php?u=https%3A//creatingafamily.org/adoption-category/young-adult-transracial-adoptees-talk-adoption/ Click to Tweet: https://ctt.ec/OaZe9 S ...…
 
Angela Rushing is a world traveler, adventurer, trust and freedom seeker, health and fitness enthusiast, animal advocate, and author. After a successful career in the beauty industry as a top hairstylist in Los Angeles, it looked like I had it made, although my life felt empty and incomplete, unfulfilled and deeply depressed. Having grown up as ...…
 
Tom advocates for adoptee rights and shares his personal experiences about being adopted. He was adopted as an infant and things went so well his parents decided to adopt two older boys when Tom was two years old. Their adoption is where his trouble started. Life became chaotic in their home because the older boys… The post 012 – I Need This Fo ...…
 
Rebekah Henson shares her story of growing up as an only child, then discovering she was one of seven biological siblings. If this sounds at all familiar, I actually interviewed Rebekah’s older sister Mary Anna King on season one, episode 7. Rebekah is incredibly open with me about the challenges of such a complex reunion. We also dish on all t ...…
 
Rapper Heesun Lee talks about what it's like to be a female hip-hop artist whose lyrics are unabashedly positive and Christian. She also discusses her status as a Korean adoptee, whether rapping has an age-limit, and how she strives to be a Christian hip-hop MC whose main goal is ministry, not self-promotion. (Intro: Pay Up)…
 
Marcia Engel is on a mission to provide hope and reunite Colombian families who are searching for their children given up (voluntarily or not) for adoption and adoptees seaching for the their families. Herself an adoptee originally from Bogotá, she was raised in Holland, Engel has grappled and bested the challenge of locating her biological fam ...…
 
Katie Jae Naftzger, LICSW discusses why adoptees can hold themselves back from becoming successful. Why do we feel like we’re not worth that much, that we don’t have value to bring to the table? How can we manage our insecurity? Full Show Notes Here Connect With Us Haley Radke: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Adoptees On: Twitter | Instagram | F ...…
 
In this episode we visited with former foster youth and adult adoptee, Mercedes Russaw. Mercedes entered foster care at a young age and was adopted by her foster mom. She discusses the desire she had as a young adult to explore her biological family relationships and talks about the dynamics of how that impacted her relationship with her adopti ...…
 
10 Practical Steps to Implement Reconciliation Read the The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) Calls to Action. It will take you 20 minutes to read the entire document and they are easy to understand. Visit the TRC website and watch their videos. Access the two free Massive Open Online Courses offered by the University of Briti ...…
 
Steve was raised in Baltimore, MD in a predominantly Jewish suburban neighborhood. But as he looked around at his friends and other families, he truly questioned his own identity, especially as an adoptee. In an era before electronic record keeping, Steve used his street savvy to buy the information he needed about himself in order… The post 01 ...…
 
Mariette Williams tells us about her experiences as a Haitian adoptee growing up in Vancouver, Canada, and finding out that her adoption was non-consensual. We touch on some things that transracial adoptees may struggle with and Mariette gives us her perspective on adoption reform. Full Show Notes Here Connect With Us Haley Radke: Twitter | Ins ...…
 
Join President of Indiana Adoptee Network and Host Pam Kroskie with her Guest Lynn Grubb- Lynn Grubb is an Illinois adoptee, stepmother, biological mother and adoptive parent. She is a contributing author to Lost Daughters, and to various adoption anthologies including the newly released It’s Not About You: Understanding Adoptee Search, Reunion ...…
 
Indigenous people are an underrepresented demographic in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Deanna Burgart is an Indigenous chemical engineer, or self-proclaimed Indigeneer that believes diversity is the key to the future of STEM. She’s the co-owner of Indigenous Engineering Inclusion, a company that has built its foundat ...…
 
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