From Love and Back Again — Clay's Story
Clay spent years trying to perform to get people to pick him, because of the fact that at his earliest moment, he fundamentally perceived he wasn’t chosen. As an adoptive father, Clay found a connection point with his son on wrestling with your identity. Years later, when Clay's birth mom Priscilla reached out to pursue a relationship with him, Clay was overwhelmed. Watch to discover what happened next.
Theresa's Story: A Timeline of Events
"We are anxious/excited to reach out to you to see if maybe you are that baby girl." - Theresa #BraveLove
No Such Thing As Unplanned - Annie's Story
My biological parents were seventeen years old when they found out they were pregnant with me, and they were in high school at the time. When they found out, my birth father wanted an abortion. He actually told my birth mother if she didn't get an abortion that he would leave her. Keep reading the rest of this adoption story by Annie.
The Other Side by Shara Case
"I will never stop supporting or promoting the difficult but beautiful act of adoption. Love IS brave." - Shara, adoptee #BraveLove
Jenny 5 Years Later
"Adoption education is SO vital - for expectant women, prospective adoptive families, healthcare professionals, educators, the list goes on." - Jenny, adoptee #BraveLove
Brooke 4 Years Later
"It is beautiful and hard at times for all parties." - Brooke, adoptee #BraveLove
I want to encourage you today about the decision you have made. Having made this choice I know some of the feelings you may be experiencing. It is an exquisite pain.
Santa Clause, Oprah, and High Hopes — An Adoptee's Search
I hate secrets and surprises. I always have. I attribute this to being a curious person, but on an extreme level. And, even that can be attributed, or at least partially due, to growing up never knowing where I came from, but rather where I ended up.
I Lived on Parker Avenue
Adopted at birth and raised in Louisiana, David Scotton is on a journey to Indiana to meet the birth parents he’s never known. His tattooed birth mother, Melissa, and reserved birth father, Brian, anxiously wait for him, concerned David will reject them for decisions they made before he was born.
If It Were Not For Her — An Adoptee's Perspective on Life and Why She Shares Her Story
"She changed the course of my life and gave me a family, friends, and community of love." - an adoptee, #BraveLove