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Sunday, July 14, 2013

Adoption Trafficking Awareness Event July 20


Join Intercountry Adoptees: "What is Adoption Trafficking?"
Lacey Library,

Saturday, July 20th, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
500 College Street SE, Lacey, WA 98503-1240


SPEAKERS:

Vance Twins

The Vance twins have been interviewed on television, radio, in newspapers and given presentations in the U.S., Canada and in Seoul, South Korea.
Janine’s Limited Edition book:
The Search for Mother Missing: A peek inside international adoption gives an account of the twins journey to the 2004 Korean Adoptee Gathering and is exclusively available at their website. www.vancetwins.com


Peter Dodds
 
Speaker and author of Outer Search Inner Journey the first book written by a foreign born adoptee on the subject of intercountry adoption. 
An international speaker, Peter has delivered keynote addresses at New Zealand's National Adoption Conference and Toronto's Adoption Experience 2012. He has been interviewed on television, radio and the internet. www.peterfdodds.com 
 
 
Giving the families left behind a voice in the matter
 
  • Raising global consciousness on the hidden side of adoption
  • Sharing an enlightened and heartfelt perspective on adoption issues based on real experiences
  • Offering preventative and alternative solutions for an industry currently in flux
  • Protecting vulnerable families from a lucrative industry that targets the child and abandons and exploits the mothers
 
 
 

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To Veronica Brown

Veronica, we adult adoptees are thinking of you today and every day. We will be here when you need us. Your journey in the adopted life has begun, nothing can revoke that now, the damage cannot be undone. Be courageous, you have what no adoptee before you has had; a strong group of adult adoptees who know your story, who are behind you and will always be so.

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Thought-provoking and moving 11 October 2012
Two Worlds - Lost children of the Indian Adoption Projects

If you thought that ethnic cleansing was something for the history books, think again. This work tells the stories of Native American Indian adoptees "The Lost Birds" who continue to suffer the effects of successive US and Canadian government policies on adoption; policies that were in force as recently as the 1970's. Many of the contributors still bear the scars of their separation from their ancestral roots. What becomes apparent to the reader is the reality of a racial memory that lives in the DNA of adoptees and calls to them from the past.
The editors have let the contributors tell their own stories of their childhood and search for their blood relatives, allowing the reader to gain a true impression of their personalities. What becomes apparent is that nothing is straightforward; re-assimilation brings its own cultural and emotional problems. Not all of the stories are harrowing or sad; there are a number of heart-warming successes, and not all placements amongst white families had negative consequences. But with whom should the ultimate decision of adoption reside? Government authorities or the Indian people themselves? Read Two Worlds and decide for yourself.

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ADOPTION TRUTH

As the single largest unregulated industry in the United States, adoption is viewed as a benevolent action that results in the formation of “forever families.”
The truth is that it is a very lucrative business with a known sales pitch. With profits last estimated at over $1.44 billion dollars a year, mothers who consider adoption for their babies need to be very aware that all of this promotion clouds the facts and only though independent research can they get an accurate account of what life might be like for both them and their child after signing the adoption paperwork.

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