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I Was Adopted

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    Keep Moving Forward - Have you ever watched the movie Meet the Robinson's? It was about a boy named Lewis who lived in a foster home during his childhood until one day his son from...
    CantankerousBabe CantankerousBabe 26-30, F Nov 3, 2013

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    I was adopted by my real mums sister and her husband as she died a few days after I was born. I could never have asked for a more loving couple to raise me as their own. I am proud...
    clurrby clurrby 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Where I Come From :) - When people look at family photos of me they always seem to tell me, "you didn't get your parents looks but you sure got their personality". A lot of people...
    Kurokat Kurokat 13-15, F 23 Responses Aug 30, 2013

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    My Parents Are Awesome - I was adopted when I was 10 days old. My parents are the best parents in the whole world. They put up with so much from me - I had behavioural troubles...
    littlecanadian littlecanadian 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2012

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    When I was 3 months old I came to my new family. I was born in Jakobstad, in Finland and my new family is also from there. My new aunt found me from the orphanage when she worked...
    Luna80 Luna80 31-35, F Jan 27

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    I was adopted when I was a newborn, so I know practically nothing about my biological parents except that the adoption took place through a Catholic crisis pregnancy center, so it...
    IronOrchid IronOrchid 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Descendant Of An Adopted Person. - My dad was adopted in 1953 from an orphanage in Glasgow. As far as we know his birth mother was a nurse and father a doctor who was having an...
    AnotherBondiBlonde1 AnotherBondiBlonde1 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 13, 2013

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    I was adopted when I was 3 months old, my biomom had me at the hospital and chose to leave me there for adoption. Someone else mom was kind enough to breastfeed me until I was 3...
    luisafern luisafern 22-25, F Apr 8

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    I am new to this, but I've seen from a lot of people who have commented, say that it's a good app. I battle a lot of things from depression, being bipolar, having suicidal thoughts...
    shorthairgurl shorthairgurl 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm adopted and my mom died.. and I'm not sure if my dad is alive... he was too poor to raise me... in Haiti... I wish I could meet him :(
    g0ne g0ne 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I Would Love To Meet You Dad. - I have lived with my adopted parents since around 2 months old. They love me with all their heart and soul, as I do them. My birth mother was...
    candycole1022 candycole1022 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    Thrown Away - My biological parents were drunk teenagers. He denied being my father and she gave me away. My parents adopted this cute little baby and had no idea of how hard...
    Stargazinggal Stargazinggal 41-45, F 12 Responses Jun 16, 2013

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    What's it like to be adopted? It's different for everyone. Some are perfectly fine with it, while some are just lost. You feel bad that you're not being thankful enough for the...
    cassandraellen cassandraellen 16-17, F 7 Responses Nov 28, 2013

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    I was adopted at six weeks of age from Honduras by a white couple living in the states. My mom told me at a young age that I was adopted
    ShesAVeryKinkyGirl ShesAVeryKinkyGirl 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was adopted at six months by my biological mothers sister. I do not know my biological father. That is now by choice. One day that may change. I wouldn't have it any other way...
    spreadthelove22 spreadthelove22 22-25, F Feb 3

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    after a life time of abuse i was adopted by a nice family when they passed away i was sent back to live with the people who call themselves my parents but last month i found a new...
    MistressJ96 MistressJ96 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    My grandparents adopted me when I was 18 months old. I have always lived with them and thought of them as my parental figures and up until first grade I just thought I referred to...
    cmitchellichs cmitchellichs 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm Glad I Was Adopted - My life changed forever on July 3, 2005. My biological parents were the most wonderful parents any little boy could ask for. I didn’t apprentice them as...
    Asianphaser0005 Asianphaser0005 16-17, M 5 Responses Aug 17, 2013

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    Facebook My biological dad found me on Facebook after 16 years of having no contact. My dad and I talked and sorted out problems that we had between what I had been told and what...
    TooYoungforThis19 TooYoungforThis19 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    And I'm Thankful For It. - When I was six years old I found myself in a terrible situation. My mom had passed away when I was born, and my biological father went to jail, and I...
    dontbreathetoodeep dontbreathetoodeep 18-21, F 16 Responses Aug 10, 2011

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    I was adopted at birth. I had a small sheet of paper that told me generic information about my birth parents, height, weight, eye color, education, etc. I had this romantic idea...
    sxxyeyes sxxyeyes 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    Just Reunited -  I was adopted by the most wonderful people, and brought up as an only child. They have both passed away now,but, 9 weeks ago I made contact with my...
    Vixenvet Vixenvet 36-40, F 12 Responses Apr 16, 2008

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    I'm Glad I Was Adopted - I was adopted as a newborn.. my birth parents.. who knew.. and seriously I don't care to know. The couple who adopted me had 2 natural sons that both died...
    ButterFish ButterFish 46-50, F 9 Responses Jun 10, 2007

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    my parents finally came out and admitted it. I was adopted. If they thought it would be a big shock. But it wasn't. I mean to say that they are both about as stereo typical white...
    rose353 rose353 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    I Was Adopted. And I'm An Only Child. - I was adopted. I am an only child. No one in my family (except my parents, the ones who adopted me) no one else in my family is interested...
    anonymousgirl12345678910 anonymousgirl12345678910 22-25, F 10 Responses Sep 4, 2012

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    Here's the Story... - I was adopted at birth and have never met my natural parents. However, I know the basic circumstances around my adoption from information passed down through...
    Fazer Fazer 46-50, M 48 Responses Apr 13, 2009

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    I was born in China. When I was 24 days old I was abandoned on a grassy spot near a river. I don't know why my mother left me. After that I went to an orphanage for two years...
    punkpanda3 punkpanda3 13-15, F Mar 24

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    Adopted - I was adopted from Chita, Russia ....and have dreamed of returning to experience my past from another perspective :)
    kkoby2422 kkoby2422 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 25, 2013

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    My sister and her husband adopted their daughter but don't want to tell her and haven't really thougt about it. They're the same race and look a little similar but not entirely...
    Minty25 Minty25 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I was legally adopted at five years old. I was taken from my birth mother at four months old because she could not take care of us. She had five children and we all was split up...
    aerialklove aerialklove 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    It Was a Planned Adoption - my  mother worked with my bio . mother at a dry cleaneing company ... she was married and had three other children the youngest being 17 when i was...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2007

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    I was adopted at two weeks old & now I would like to meet my real parents but I don't want too hurt my adoptive parents
    PrincessAlyssa146 PrincessAlyssa146 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Many Many Thanks - Being adopted in some sense can be depressing to some people. I like to look at it in a different way.....for instance. I'd like to thank my birth parents for...
    jackdaniels1967 jackdaniels1967 46-50, M 7 Responses May 18, 2013

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    Not Long Ago. - Hey its candy here I just been adopted a few days ago and so far it going great. My adopted family in adopted non Australia youngsters. So far they have Lizzy she...
    wolfygirlcandy wolfygirlcandy 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    I have a question for adopted children. I'm a teenager and considering adoption and I don't know if it's the right choice. I don't have a lot of money but id love my baby so much...
    freespirit98 freespirit98 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    my fathers name was milton edward sears jr he would be 62 now he lived in tx when i was borned can some one please help me find him my name is diressa m sears i am 33
    diressa diressa 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    My twin brother and I were adopted into a family of 12. My Mom was a foster mother through catholic family services in 1970. twins were most times separated at birth, but my Mom...
    katiekahr42 katiekahr42 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    My mom claims to be sensitive about it yet she shoved me and my brother into our bio dad's arms when we wanted nothing to do with him yet made my oldest brothers basic training...
    Batchick420 Batchick420 18-21, F Mar 26

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    My story...Part one - I lost my parents to a road accident when I was very young and was turned over to foster care just after my first birthday.  I was eventually adopted...
    Whym Whym 36-40, F 40 Responses May 18, 2010

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    I Have Never Looked Into The Face Of Someone Who Is A Blood Relative Who Loves Me - Mine's a cautionary tale. I am adopted. My natural mother had an affair with my natural father...
    AngeGardien AngeGardien 46-50, M 5 Responses Aug 19, 2013

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    By My Friend I Met - so my birth mother named me Imani. no middle name. she has abused me for as long as I can remember. she burned me, choked me, slapped me, and so many other...
    eeLannATheGreat eeLannATheGreat 13-15, F 5 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    I was adopted from Paraguay, South America when I was 9 months old. While my adoptive mother was awaiting my birth and safe arrival to the Paraguay adoption agency she received a...
    cceo cceo 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    My stepdad, who is like my real dad adopted me- because my bio dad was an *******.
    WeepingWillow2014 WeepingWillow2014 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    My A (adoptive) parents knew about me through a lawyer before I was born. Then they drove from Miami to Boynton Beach FL. to pick me up when I was only 8 hours old. My brother was...
    BAM33156 BAM33156 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    By My Dad. - My mother was...19(?) when she found out about me. The story that I have heard is that my donor was her doctor. WOW. So I should be all smart, right?? haha. Well, they...
    NiftySox NiftySox 31-35, F 8 Responses Oct 28, 2011

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    i was adopted when i was 14 days old but it wasn't official until 6 months after.Ive always known that i was because i didn't look like any of my family. And my parents were a lot...
    singerchick14 singerchick14 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 12

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    My Keys To Freedom - Adopted By Psychopaths - I was adopted at a young age by very abusive people. Some part of me knew they weren't my parents. They didn't smell right. The first...
    Moonlightdreamer Moonlightdreamer 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2010

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    Abandoned At Age 11. My mother was dark skinned and English speaking. She gifted me to a married pair from Pakistan I learned to call Amma and Abbas. They insist they purchased my...
    DamascusSkies DamascusSkies 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    I was adopted when I was 13, my dad hit me and my mom, and my mom killed herself because of him. I don't have any photos or anything of my parents, and I don't know anyone else...
    ohmyangela ohmyangela 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 25

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    I Was Adopted And I Think It Messed Me Up - I was adopted at birth and for the longest time I went through life thinking it was okay, that it didn't really effect me, and that it...
    ElmersGlue ElmersGlue 26-30 4 Responses Aug 24, 2013

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    My story isn't much but here it is. I was born in Bulgaria (Eastern Europe). I don't know much about my mom and nothing about my dad. All I know is my moms name, she was really...
    olivias78 olivias78 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    I was adopted when I was three years old. I was placed in a foster home from the hospital, the same foster parents adopted me and became my parents. I am always willing to share...
    beautifulsunrise beautifulsunrise 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 7

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