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Documenting Adoptee Searches for Self
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What better time than National Adoption Awareness Month to share three documentaries about adoption from the perspective of adoptees? Film is a powerful way of conveying a story, bypassing the intellect and aiming directly at the heart.
An Only Adopted Child, Woman Finds Four Siblings
Arlene Nisson Lassin
Writer, Blogger. Working on Two Books!
Not all adoptees grow up with a feeling of disconnectedness and loneliness, but Debbie Siegel Leonardo often felt that way as she was growing up in the 1960s in the northeast section of Philadelphia.
Notes of an Adopted Self, Part 4
Nicole Brittingham Furlonge
Writer, teacher, scholar, mother
All I could say was, "Hi." I didn't know what else to say. I wasn't even sure what to call him; it was too soon to call him "Dad," too disrespectful and impersonal to call him "Jack."
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