Adoptee


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Adoptee

A substitute label for an adopted person, which some regard as pejorative, as it defines an individual based on his or her adoptive status.
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35,000 international adoptee children of American parents have lived without their U.
So far, in New Jersey, there have been 903 adoptees who have applied for their original birth certificate.
Another of the Holt adoptees who attended Friday was Steven Morrison, one of the oldest orphans adopted, he said, at age 14.
present more challenging situations for an adoptee growing up in the
090 focuses on the relationship between the parents and the adoptee when defining "child," rather than focusing on the age of the adoptee.
In the first subcategory, participants suggested that counselors become familiar with issues concerning adoptee rights and their feelings of marginalization.
In this outbreak, all measles cases among adoptees were in unvaccinated children aged 2 years with cerebral palsy.
D'apres des diplomates proches du dossier, il s'agit de la resolution la plus musclee a etre adoptee au niveau de l'AG depuis le debut de la crise Syrienne en mars 2011, dans la mesure oE ce texte se felicite de la creation, le 11 novembre dernier, de la CNS, qu'il presente comme un "interlocuteur valable et representatif necessaire a toute transition politique".
134) In 1975, an adoptee activist group in Illinois known as Yesterday's Children initiated a class action case claiming that sealed records violated adoptees' constitutional rights under the First, Fifth, Ninth, Thirteenth, and Fourteenth Amendments.
Still other activities were aimed at identification with adoptees' adoptive identities to establish their identities as part of an adoptee community (e.
It may refer to biogenetic origin--the birth parents and the reasons why the adoptee was separated from them--the social, cultural and political context of this separation, or the details of a pre-adoption past, including personal experiences and perhaps memories of an orphanage or foster family.
Another adoptee who found family through DNA testing, Kathy Borgmann, a 49-year-old corn farmer in New Palestine, Indiana, exchanged emails with cousins who delighted her by saying, "Welcome to the family.