Individual Stories

This is where you will be able to find the experiences of intercountry adoptees at various stages in their life.  We include the happy, the sad, the unspoken about and the good.  We hope you will find it reflects the kaleidoscope of experiences that intercountry adoption encompasses in life – its complexities and wonders.

Some of the topics we explore:

Adopted and Abused

Adopted at an Older Age

After Reunion

Being Trafficked

Critiques of Intercountry Adoption


Importance of Support

Late Discovery Adoption

Lifelong Journey of Adoption


Remembering those before Adoption

Returning to Birth Country

Same Race Adoption

Searching for Birth Family

Secrets & Lies

Special Needs