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Adoptees Are Finally Winning Birth Certificate Rights

Reuters | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics

By Richard Weizel MILFORD, Conn., June 16 (Reuters) - Marco Vasi was adopted nearly 28 years ago and as an only child is still very cl...

New Ohio Law Will Unseal Old Adoption Records

Suzanne Perryman | Posted 02.19.2014 | Parents
Suzanne Perryman

Eighteen years ago, without the sealed records of my birth and adoption, I searched for and found my birthparents. Putting the pieces of my past together filled the empty spaces in my life. Finding my family moved my future forward.

A Civil Right: Adoptees Should Have Access to Their Birth Certificates

Adam Pertman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Adam Pertman

Most of the seven million adopted Americans are denied a right so basic that it almost sounds like a joke: They cannot get access to their own original birth certificates.