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
Paige | An adoptee from Ohio
"You were ahead of your time and I’ve never held anger toward you." - Paige
Not a Day Goes By That I Don't Think About Her — Hannah's Story
"Adoption is an extended choice in that another family gets to love the child." - Hannah, birth mom
I Will Remember That I Am Strong — Lydia's Story
I was adopted as an infant. Even though I was adopted by wonderful people, who loved me unconditionally, I had always wondered how someone could willingly be parted from their child. But, it’s easy to point fingers when you have no idea what you’re talking about.
Book Review - You Carried Me
The book follows Melissa’s relentless and courageous search for her biological parents and the truth surrounding her birth - and the failed abortion that was intended to take her life.