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Adoption

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  • For 'banished' adoptees, search for Irish family is risky

    For 'banished' adoptees, search for Irish family is risky
    Annie Biggs had crossed an ocean to find her mother, and her journey had come to this: a locked door on a small street in Dublin.
  • Please don't tell me I was lucky to be adopted

    I've never been good at embracing my story, but lately I've found help in the most unlikely of places: my 7-year-old daughter, Ara. A few months ago a good friend relayed a conversation she had just overheard between Ara and the friend's 6-year-old son....

    Children find forever families on National Adoption Day

    Children find forever families on National Adoption Day
    Last month, 24 local children found 16 forever homes through ChildNet, a private, nonprofit agency dedicated to protecting abused, abandoned and neglected children in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Along with ChildNet, additional partnering...

    Ask Amy: Adoptee finds birth family, encounters denial

    Ask Amy: Adoptee finds birth family, encounters denial
    Dear Amy: I am a female adoptee in my 40s. I was raised by a great family but was always curious about my roots. In my 20s I was able to reach out anonymously to my birth mother through the adoption agency, but she refused to have any contact with me....

    Cultural diversity pays off, for kids of all ages

    Cultural diversity pays off, for kids of all ages
    Your child may be engrossed with his Baby Einstein Take-Along Tunes or trying to escape from the grocery cart. But he's listening, processing and willing to teach us. In a recent study of 19-month-olds, University of Chicago doctoral student Lauren...