Category Archives: Adoptee Stories

My birthday

It’s my birthday.  Sixty five years ago my mother expelled me into the world.  I had just spent nine months getting to know her intimately, and my brain was wired in preparation to meet her.  But it was not to … Continue reading

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Anniversary of the Apology for Forced Adoptions

I attended the apology in Canberra last year, and came to a new understanding about what was going on in the media, regarding adoption.  I always felt adoptee issues were left unsaid, continuing the secrecy inherent in our lives. I … Continue reading

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A voice for adoptees

IdentityRites is applying for funding to run sessions for writing your own stories in 2015.  Details will be available soon.  IdentityRites has a web site at

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