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Adoptive Family Orientation

Please join us for our Orientation Meeting in Sandy, Utah on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 9-12pm.  For more information contact lisab@hearttoheartadopt.com.
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Transracial Adoptee Takes A Different Approach at a Portland Ferguson Protest

The courage this youngster showed is something all of us can learn from. A photographer captured this moment as a Portland police officer on duty behind a police barricade during a Ferguson protest motioned for the little boy to come closer. The boy was holding a sign that read “Free Hugs.” Trembling and with tears…
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Australia Legislative Councillor Pushing for Incentives for Adoption over Abortion

In politics, the question over adoption over abortion is rarely, if ever,  brought up. Logically, you would think more politicians would push the idea of placing unwanted children with loving, wanting families. But, in the U.S., the issue is too often seen as black and white; either/or with no middle ground.
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Should the World Follow China and Limit Population Growth?

Yahoo published this article titled: “7 billion and counting: Should the world adopt a ‘one-child’ policy?” .  The article cites how “In 1979, in response to China’s rapid growth, the Chinese government announced a policy which would limit the growth of each family to one child.
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Why You Might Get Audited by the IRS for Adopting

The amount of paperwork and personal information that are required in order to adopt stirs feelings of angst in the stoutest of adoptive parents.
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New Youtube Series Sets Out to Challenge Stigma of Adoptee Experience

“There’s a stigma to adoption and I think as a whole the adoptive community wants to break down that stigma,” he said. “So they’ve really gravitated towards adoptive stories and I think the community is really bonding and getting stronger with these outlets. Adoption is normal, it’s great.” Read the whole story HERE
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Grown Adoptees Write Letters to Future Generation of Adoptees

As a grown adult having experienced being placed for adoption, what would you say to future generations of adopted children? A book will soon be published by grown up adoptees. Their letters to adoptees are heartwarming and inspirational. The book is titled: “Dear Wonderful You: Letters to Adopted & Fostered Youth.” This book is recommended…
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