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The End Result: Fantasy-Failed Adoptions

The End Result: Fantasy-Failed Adoptions

no link to this propaganda ad

By Lara/Trace

I was thinking about all the adoptees I’ve met who have no contact with their adoptive parents. No calls, no visits. How does this happen?

Well, we first have to go back in time!

Let’s pretend we are a young couple (early 30s) who get the devastating news we can’t have a baby.

We see on a TV commercial there are poor orphans out there (to save) so we…

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Headlines: trafficking, adoption, Indian Child Welfare

Headlines: trafficking, adoption, Indian Child Welfare

House Passes Bill To Prevent Sex Trafficking, Strengthen Vulnerable Children and Families Posted on July 29, 2014

On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, the House of Representatives unanimously approved H.R. 4980, the “Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act.” This bipartisan, bicameral bill reflects agreements reached between House and Senate leaders on three separate bills designed…

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Changing the Way We See Native Americans - 500 NATIONS

Changing the Way We See Native Americans – 500 NATIONS

Changing the Way We See Native Americans – 500 NATIONS | 500 NATIONS.

By Lara/Trace

This talk was given at a TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In 2013 Matika Wilbur(story/project link) took on a project of massive scope: to photograph members of each Federally recognized tribe in the United States. “My…

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Know Thyself: Padded Cells of Civilization

Know Thyself: Padded Cells of Civilization

“This drama, this immense scenario in which humanity has been performing on this planet over the last 4000 years, is clear when we take the large view of the central intellectual tendency of world history. In the second millennium B.C., we stopped hearing the voices of gods. In the first millennium B.C., those of us who still heard the voices, our oracles and prophets, they too died away. In the…

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Adoption's abductions in Haiti

Adoption’s abductions in Haiti

By Lara/Trace

I want to share this:

After Haiti Quake, the Chaos of U.S. Adoptions

“Under a sparingly used immigration program, called humanitarian parole, adoptions were expedited regardless of whether children were in peril, and without the screening required to make sure they had not been improperly separated from their relatives or placed in homes that could not adequately care for them…

“Adm…

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What influences you? Do adoptees recover?

What influences you? Do adoptees recover?

20s and still sick

As an adoptee friend likes to remind me, we can never wake up and not be adopted. It’s ongoing, it’s life long, and our relationships in reunion reflect that…- Laura Dennis, Adoption Reunion in the Age of Social Media LINK

By Lara/Trace

The simple fact I have two names on the blog header influences me greatly.  I’m an adoptee for life…I have no other choice.  I’ve slowly had…

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Content Overload

in ebook and paperback on amazon.com

By Lara/Trace

Hi to everyone who reads and subscribes.  I learned today that readers are at “Content Overload.”

I get the newsletter The Book Marketing Expert and the author Peggy just posted this: If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the amount of data that’s already online via blogs and social media, consider this: by 2020 that information will increase by 600%.…

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Debbie Harry's adoption 'identity crisis'

Debbie Harry’s adoption ‘identity crisis’

Debbie Harry, adoptee

SOURCE

Debbie Harry experienced an “identity crisis” after being adopted.

The Blondie singer, 68, who was given up by her mother when she was only a few months old, sometimes struggled to deal with her past as a child after being told of her adoption when she was four.

She told MOJO magazine: “Unfortunately for me, or unfortunately for my parents, I was determined to be an…

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Genetic bewilderment and adoption's appalling cruelty

Genetic bewilderment and adoption’s appalling cruelty

Children should have an absolute right to know who they are March 2014 SOURCE Ireland

By Victoria White

PRESIDENT Higgins was completely right to highlight the outrage that is the denial of birth records to adopted people at the launch of his Ethics Initiative this week.

The psychologists call what happens to adopted people who are denied their biological identity “genealogical bewilderment.” …

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In The News

Japan’s wartime sex slavery a ‘terrible’ rights violation – Obama

By: Agence France-Presse
April 26, 2014 3:30 AM, InterAksyon.com – The online news portal of TV5

SEOUL – The Japanese wartime system of sex slavery was a “terrible” violation of human rights and its victims need to be heard, US President Barack Obama said Friday in Seoul.  Stepping into one of the most contentious issues in…

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I filled a need: Infertility epidemic

I filled a need: Infertility epidemic

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By Lara/Trace

We know there is a growing infertility epidemic. You’d have to google what chemicals are causing this in both men and women.  Infertility creates a demand for newborn infants.  If we connect the dots, we’ll see how this creates a population of people who wish to raise children despite their medical condition of infertility. The preferred way to remedy this will be…

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How to End a Narcissistic Relationship

How to End a Narcissistic Relationship

Edited by SiestaDawn, Teresa, ShrUtiable, Yessica_ and 1 other

“Narcissism” is a disorder wherein a person tends to focus on self more than the others. In this type of trait it is more about the “self” and this behavior affects the others. If this is prevailing in a relationship than it does a lot of damage to the partner.

Steps

  1. Go for therapy.If your insurance won’t cover it, or if you can’t…

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greed kills (we know yet it persists)

greed kills (we know yet it persists)

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. They are doing it today.They haven’t learned anything.Creator put the buffalo here.Creator filled the waters with fish.

Creator gave us corn, beans, and squash.

The lakes not only contained fish but wild rice as well.

The greed killed off the krill and the cod are almost gone.
The greed dammed the rivers and the salmon are…

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The Year of Stupid

The Year of Stupid

By Lara/Trace

You could say we humans have had lots of bad years…

I heard a reference to The Year of Stupid on Coast to Coast Radio in an interview with the famed prophecy expert John Hogue.

Yes, there are years we did stupid things, because we were too young  or naïve, or too innocent or trusting…

This time is different in 2014.

Greed has completely taken over like a plague, gripping people’s…

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