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Most American Adoptees Can’t Access Their Birth Certificates. That Could Soon Change.

March 15, 2019

Even though the practice of lifelong anonymity has no legal standing, it has dominated adoptions since 1935. Until that ...

"DON'T KEEP ADOPTED PEOPLE IN THE DARK"

June 18, 2018

Tim Monti-Wohlpart could see the differences between him and his adoptive family from an early age. He had olive skin an...

"REPORT COULD PUSH CLEAN ADOPTION REFORM BILL VOTE IN NEW YORK"

May 2, 2018

There has been a development in the battle to allow people adopted in New York access to their original birth certificat...

Adoption In the News

Secret Siblings

April 25, 2018

Sharon Morello and Howard Burack were both adopted as babies, and they each later learned they had an identical sibling ...

Its Time to End the War Against the AAC

April 16, 2018

’m not a staunch defender of the American Adoption Congress, but I’m also not a hater. I’m merely a re...

Free DNA test from MyHeritage can help adoptees find biological parents

March 20, 2018

People searching for their biological parents now have a new free tool to find them: DNA testing. MyHeritage, an Isra...