Post-Adoption-Visit-Blues with a Side of Profundity

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As a follow-up to Monday’s post, today we have another thought-provoking post from Angela Tucker, an adoptee who shares her personal experiences and reflections on her blog The Adopted Life.

In her post, Post-Adoption-Visit-Blues with a Side of Profundity, Angela shares something her birthmother said about her experience:

“…they cared a lot about you right away. But no one cared about me. Hours after you were born, I was back out on the streets. Homeless. But you were getting medical care, people were choosing your name, and searching for a good home for you…”

You can check out Angela’s reflections on those striking words here.


About the Author

Angela Tucker is a nationally-recognized thought leader on transracial adoption and is an advocate for adoptee rights. She was recently named “Seattle’s Smartest Global Women.” In 2013, at the age of 26, Angela’s own story of adoption and search for her birth parents was featured in the groundbreaking documentary, CLOSURE, which is available on Netflix, iTunes & Kweli TV. 

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