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Stories from People who Were Adopted

Adam W's Story

Adam W's Story

The other day, I heard for the first time that in certain cases of adoption, a baby is adopted and grows up, never knowing…

Sydney's Story

Sydney's Story

aka "Sydney's Adoption Thingy"

Hi, my name is Sydney, and I'm going to tell you a little about my life. I was adopted…

John's Story

John's Story

My parents tried for years to conceive, with no success, and finally decided to adopt. Apparently, they were told that it would…

Leah's Story

Leah's Story

There is a photo of me, at 1 year old, smiling -- no, beaming -- at my mother. In front of me is a…

Kathleen's Story

Kathleen's Story

In 1964, my birth mom made a very beautiful decision to give me a better life than what she could offer. She was 28 years…

Lauren's Story

Lauren's Story

I was born in January 1986 and my family was one of the first at our adoption agency to go through the entire…