The DNA Revolution – Part 3, Surprise!

September 16, 2019

I’ve been hearing from more and more adoptees telling me that they have found close relatives and even birth parents by using DNA services like Ancestry or 23andme. Read the rest of this entry »

Reunited! And it feels so… ??

March 16, 2017

Ah, adoption reunion – it’s the stuff of movies, novels, and reality TV – and it is a big deal. I was in tears at the end of the movie Tangled when Rapunzel was reunited with her biological parents. For me, that was where the movie should have begun, not ended. And although I have not yet seen the movie Lion, I have heard that it is honest and responsible in its portrayal of the emotions involved in adoption search and reunion. But it too, ends at reunion. What happens next?! Read the rest of this entry »

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