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Author : Jayne Askin
ISBN : 9781573561150
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 24. 45 MB
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Advises those who were adopted as children how to organize a search for their natural parents and reviews each state's legal considerations and records centers


Author : Jean A. S. Strauss
ISBN : STANFORD:36105016336815
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 33. 86 MB
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A guide for anyone affected by adoption includes guidance on making the decision to search, negotiating legalities, surviving the emotional turbulence of a reunion, and dealing with the impact on adoptive parents

The Adoption Reunion Handbook

Author : Elizabeth Trinder
ISBN : 9780470094235
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 61. 73 MB
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The book describes the experiences that people have had when tracing their birth parents, as well as offering practical advice on how to go about searching and what to expect emotionally. Each section has an advice box which summarizes key points, notes issues to pay particular attention to, or offers draft letters that readers can adapt for their own needs. The appendix contains useful addresses and weblinks, and includes checklists for searching and for the reunion. Chapters include reunion with birth fathers and birth siblings, as well as with birth mothers, the relationship with the adoptive family and dealing with reunions that break down.

Missing Pieces

Author : Paul Drake
ISBN : 9780788425349
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 21. 37 MB
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"This book is a formula for success in search and reunion. It is the true story of Beth Sherrill, an adoptee, who after a lifetime of curiosity and with the help of Paul Drake, undertook to locate her birth parents. These materials grew out of a study of the law as it now is, from many interviews with others who also have searched (some successfully and others less so), and the search experiences of these authors"--P. [ix].

Adoption Reunions

Author : Michelle McColm
ISBN : UOM:39015032585328
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 71. 55 MB
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In this practical book, Michelle McColm takes the adoptee and birth parent carefully through the process of adoption reunion; drawing on extensive interviews and the experience of her own reunion.

Birth Bond

Author : Judith S. Gediman
ISBN : 0882820729
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 82. 90 MB
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Clears up misconceptions about mothers who give up their children for adoption and the reunions of adopted children with their birthmothers

The Adoption Searcher S Handbook

Author : Norma Mott Tillman
ISBN : 096344249X
Genre : Adopted children
File Size : 79. 90 MB
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Tillman, a veteran private investigator with a proven track record for finding and reuniting families and friends, explains the adoption process, adoption laws, public records, and other resources for adoption searchers.

Finding Family

Author : Richard Hill
ISBN : 1945547391
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 81. 89 MB
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Easy to read and hard to put down, Finding Family is the first book to chronicle the paradigm-shifting application of genetic genealogy to adoption search. Whether you're searching for your own roots or just craving a darn good read, Finding Family is a book you will likely devour in one sitting...and wholeheartedly recommend to others.


Author : Virgil L. Klunder
ISBN : UOM:39015032740535
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 39. 40 MB
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Intended to help adopted people locate their birth parents, and visa versa, this guide discusses the adoption process, the rights of the involved parties, and state and federal laws, and suggests methods for conducting research and lists agencies that can help in the search


Author : Suzanne Buckingham Slade
ISBN : 9780810885691
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 21. 20 MB
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The challenging teen years can be even more difficult for adopted teens, many of whom have unanswered questions that may result in fear, anger, and low self-esteem. Adopted: The Ultimate Teen Guide enables young adults to read about the personal experiences of other adopted teens, and gain powerful insights from those who have gone through some of their same frustrations, struggles, and concerns. This revised edition features discussion questions at the end of each chapter that help teens address various concerns, such as fitting in, deciding whether or not to search for their birth parents, meeting their birth parents, and what defines a family.

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