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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.
 
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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.
 
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.
 
Ever wondered what consumer DNA testing can do for you- beyond telling you your ethnicity? Are you an adoptee- or someone who has an unknown parent or relative? Do you love Genealogy? You're in the right place. Join Julie DIxon Jackson and Renee Colvert as they attempt to guide you through what it takes to use DNA to break down brick walls, solve mysteries- or find your "people"!
 
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.
 
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.
 
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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.
 
Welcome to the Overcoming Odds podcast, where you get a glimpse into the stories of adoptees and foster youth who have overcome adversity, suffering, and struggle to achieve their personal success.
 
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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La semaine dernière le Conseil économique, social et environnemental (CESE) s'est prononcé à une très large majorité pour la légalisation de la "sédation profonde explicitement létale", ce qui revient à accepter l'euthanasie et le suicide assisté, deux actes pour l'instant interdits par la loi en France. Une prise de position adoptée alors que ...…
 
On Adoption and Motherhood "Adoption is about love. Birth mothers place their babies because they love them [and] because they are doing what they think is best for them." --Jori Reid "Motherhood is the highest calling we could have on earth. It is so sacred just to have these little spirits that we get to raise for a short time. ...And all the ...…
 
Born and abandoned. She said, “When I was found by the Ahmednagar police, I was severely malnourished, miasmic, and suffering from dysentery.” An event that’s difficult for most, if not all, of us to imagine. An event that first showed Rebekah Mallory what rejection and lack of belonging felt like. But, this wasn’t the only time Rebekah experie ...…
 
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 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 ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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 ...…
 
Author Lisa See comes Back by the Woodpile to talk about her new title The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, which centers around a Chinese ethinic minority woman’s destiny as tied to her people’s particular strand of tea, both sacred and highly sought after in the outside world. Added to this is the woman’s longing to find her lost daughter, adopt ...…
 
Michelle Madrid-Branch is a life coach, author, speaker and global advocate for women and children. She promotes the empowerment of women; in doing so, she is dedicated to be a catalyst for change—for when women are empowered to lead full and productive lives, their children, families, and communities prosper. Michelle has been referred to as a ...…
 
Cindy had one sister growing up in a mormon family in Las Vegas. But the two adoptees looked very different: Cindy’s blue eyes and blond hair were in stark contrast with her sister’s olive skin and brown hair. She was a very sick child battling illness throughout her life. She never had a burning desire to… The post 008 – She Knew She Had To Do ...…
 
An in-depth discussion with a first mother and daughter (Maret Headley and Erica Curry VanEe) that is one of the most touching and intimate views I’ve ever had of a reunion. They were extraordinarily candid with me about what’s been lost because of adoption. Three adoptees (Ruth Rawlin Tacoma, Lisa Floyd, and Michelle Madden) tell me, “what do ...…
 
0511 Adoption Day Special Interview : The stories of Overseas Korean adoptees
 
A new MP3 sermon from Gold Country Baptist Church is now available on SermonAudio.com with the following details: Title: Adoption Class #5. From Adoptee To Adoptive Father - A Testimonial Subtitle: Adoption Parenting Class Speaker: Jason Gregg Broadcaster: Gold Country Baptist Church Event: Sunday School Date: 5/7/2017 Bible: 1 Peter 4:8 Length ...…
 
Mike McDonald, the host of The Rambler podcast, tells us about his experiences as a Korean adoptee, his work with the Also Known As Teen/Youth Mentorship Program and why he did DNA testing before he got married. Mike teaches us about the extensive Korean adoption program and tells us that there are over 200,000 Korean adoptees worldwide. Full S ...…
 
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