THE HEART TO HEART BLOG

Adoption is a lifelong journey, and so is adoption education.  We've written these posts to help you along your way.  Please enjoy, and let us know what you think in the comments section.

Adopted Public Figures

Open Adoption. It’s Good Except When It Isn’t

Not many generations ago, adoption was secret and often considered shameful for both the birth mother and the adoptive child. In loving consideration for this “shame,” adoptive parents habitually attempted to hide the adoption from the community as well as the child. Secret keeping, of course, is always a recipe for disaster since human beings…
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6 Well Know Public Figures You Didn’t Know Were Adopted

Steve Jobs – Founder of Apple – Adoptee The Steve Jobs story is in many ways typical of a classic adoption success. His biological parents were unmarried 23-year-old students at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. The father, Abdul Fattah Jandali, was a Syrian Muslim immigrant; his mother, Joanne Carole Schieble, a Swiss-American. Reportedly under…
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