Family

A Full House

By AAAA-Admin / December 7, 2021 / Comments Off on A Full House

Despite having nearly one million residents, the island of Oahu, Hawaii can feel like a small town. Thus, I had heard through the “coconut wireless” that “Tom” and “Kathy” were expecting a baby as I awaited the birth of my own second child. Months later, I was heartbroken to hear that the baby had not […]

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Celebrating National Adoption Month

By AAAA-Admin / November 29, 2021 / Comments Off on Celebrating National Adoption Month

Adoption stirs up many images in people’s minds, such as the old-fashioned orphanage where children were placed and prospective adoptive parents came to visit and “choose” their child.  That scene was most recently depicted in the movie “Stuart Little”.  That is not the case here in the US, as orphanages have been replaced by foster […]

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Thankful for Adoption

By AAAA-Admin / November 25, 2021 / Comments Off on Thankful for Adoption

All month long we have been posting positive or inspirational adoption stories provided by our AAAA attorneys. As the Executive Director of the Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys, I do not have the privilege of dealing day-to-day with biological parents or prospective adoptive parents or even handling any part of an adoption at […]

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Blunt, Klobuchar Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Marking National Adoption Month

By AAAA-Admin / November 19, 2021 / Comments Off on Blunt, Klobuchar Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Marking National Adoption Month

AAAA is pleased to reshare this Press Release from the United States Senate regarding National Adoption Month. For Immediate Release November 17, 2021 Katie_Boyd@blunt.senate.gov (Blunt) Jane_Meyer@klobuchar.senate.gov (Klobuchar) Blunt, Klobuchar Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Marking National Adoption Month WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), co-chairs of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, […]

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The Parent Trip

By AAAA-Admin / November 17, 2021 / Comments Off on The Parent Trip

Yet another story of an amazing family created through adoption as we celebrate National Adoption Month! We hope you enjoy reading about Christopher and Susannah. Christopher and Susannah Adoption Month Story This story has been posted with permission from Evan Benn of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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A Memorable Adoption Story

By AAAA-Admin / November 16, 2021 / Comments Off on A Memorable Adoption Story

A very memorable adoption story I will always remember fondly was one involving a sweet little boy.  A single woman who took care of her elderly mother was trying to adopt two young brothers who were distantly related to her.  One had been in the custody of the county and the other, a boy of […]

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