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China Adoption Stories: Inspirational Stories of Adoption.

Summary of China Adoption Stories: China Adoption Stories offers a collection of personal adoption experiences. These China Adoption Stories will warm your heart and inspire you. One recurring and moving moment in many of these China adoption stories is the first time new parents meet and hold their new child. There are very few times more life changing than that first emotional moment.

Most international adoptions happen from China. Since the start of foreign adoptions from China, over 50,000 children have been adopted in the U.S. alone. There are many reasons prospective parents adopt from China and each of these stories let parents tell the story themselves. As you search the web, there are many articles telling of international adoption, but letting parents tell the stories themselves sheds a new light on the personal experiences.

 

China Adoption Stories

UPDATE: China Earthquake: The first children of the China Earthquake have begun the adoption process.

"Adoption Leads to Another -- Then More" : It took thousands of dollars, reams of paperwork and every frequent-flier mile they could muster for Jeff and Lisa Kircik to adopt their two Chinese-born children. (more...)

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" International adoption is their "Plan A": "My closest relationships in life are with people I am not biologically related to," says Deb Sumiec.(more...)

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" Families Face Cultural Questions With Asian Adoptees": As the Year of the Dog bounds swiftly past the Year of the Rooster, Courtney Kalina is getting her daughter, Eva Hong-Guang Kalina, ready for her first Chinese New Year party in America. (more...)

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"Happy New Year!" It’s time again for Chinese New Year. Also know as the Lunar New Year, Chinese New Year is one of the most celebrated holidays in China. The fifteen day festival starts on the day of the second new moon after the winter solstice. (more...)

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"Coming Home": Angelina Jolie, Julie Andrews and Mia Farrow made headlines by adopting children internationally, but celebrities are not the only people who adopt overseas. Several families in Johnson County have adopted children abroad through Holt International. (more...)

 

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"A Letter to My Daughter's Birthmother": First let me say how sorry I am that you had to go through the unimaginable pain of being separated from your daughter. Although I’ll never know the circumstances surrounding you placing her in an orphanage, it must have nearly crushed you. You are incredibly brave. (more...)

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" Three Girls from China": Abby snuggled up against me as the pictures appeared on the computer monitor. “There’s Sally,” Abby said. “I wonder if she remembers us?” (more...)

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" Willow Ready for First Christmas in America": Eileen Protin, of Charleroi, said the whole family dotes over the toddler. There will be extra gifts under the Protin family Christmas tree in Charleroi as a new member of the clan will celebrate her first Christmas in America.(more...)

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"Genealogy Today": My daughter and her husband have mailed their adoption application file to China. We'll have a new baby in the family in a few months. Since Jen and Rob said they were open to adopting siblings, we may have more than one. (more...)

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"Bringing Hope to Chinese Orphans": Steve Bolt, his wife Cathy, and their five children welcomed Mary, a Chinese orphan, into their home three years ago. (more...)

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"What You Didn’t Know About Adoption": Maybe you aren’t surprised that a grump like me is irritated that every day or week or month is named after some stupid special interest. But November is Adoption Awareness Month, and that shuts me up because this is my special interest (more...)

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"China Adoption Travel Itinerary": A sample itinerary for a family traveling to China.

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"Today I kissed an Angel": "Today I kissed an angel. This angel child of mine. Although not by my creation, My child by God's design." (more...)

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"Mother's Gifts": After enduring two unsuccessful invitro cycles, we came to realize adoption was the BEST choice to form our family. My daughter was born in China. Going to China to receive our daughter was the most amazing thing I've experienced in my life. Finally, my long awaited desire to parent came to fruition. Our daughter was brought home in January 1999 at 11 months. (more...)

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"China Timeline": So everyone always asks how long it takes to adopt. Of course it varies on so many factors that are out of your control but here's our timeline so far...to be updated when warranted, of course... (more...)

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"We met our daughter on the Internet": Funny place for us to meet our child, right? WRONG! There are literally thousands of "waiting children" in the world. Our little girl lived in an orphanage in Xi'An,Shaanxi Province, China. (more...)

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"Why I Chose China" by China Sprout editor Debi Strong: Ever since my husband and I brought our daughter home from China last November, a week rarely goes by when someone doesn’t ask, “Why did you adopt from China?” (more...)

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"Shopping for baby Furniture": It's almost time to start shopping for baby furniture for our daughter's bedroom. With July (hopefully) and the referral of our daughter from China just around the corner it's time to start heading to the store to buy baby clothes, a crib, stroller and furniture for the nursery - not to mention the first of what I know will be an endless supply of diapers. (more...)

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" The Gladney Center Family Adopts Triplets From China": Adoption of Chinese Triplets by Gladney Family.

China Adoption Stories
"Today was one of the longest days of our lives!": We left Charlottetown around 11:00 am and arrived in Vancouver at 5:00 pm (which would be 9:00 pm in Ch’town!) It has been a long day but Chris and I are so glad to finally be here in the hotel! The plane rides were long and boring. (more...)

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"Why China?": When people find out that we are adopting from China, one of the first things we are asked is "Why China?". Although often asked by well meaning people, the hidden question behind the question, is "Why not in the U.S.A.?". (more...)

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"Our Journey to Get Jasmine": We left for China on Sunday evening, May 11, 2003 which was Mother's Day!!! We had a very long flight with quite a few connections. We flew from Cincinnati to Los Angeles to Taipei to Hong Kong to Guangzhou to Changsha. (more...)

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"Sabrina Rose": We are Brian and Jenna and we live in lovely Pennsylvania. Brian is 37 years old, and Jenna is 32. We have three beautiful children, Kyra - age 7, Joshua - age 6, and Sabrina - age 18 months. (more...)

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"Can I have a potsticker for dinner, daddy?", The Parkins Family: Our story began just over 20 years ago, when my husband Bob and I married. He asked me to marry him after taking me on the most romantic engagement date. A limo to Paine field, an airplane trip to Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands and then a boat cruise to Rosario Resort where we became engaged. (more...)

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" The Greshams": Our story is a little unique. Pat and I already have four biological children. We had talked about adoption from time to time, but since we were able to have biological children we never really considered it seriously. (more...)

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"The Best Christmas Ever?": I don’t know what Santa brought you for Christmas, but I can promise you that our gift was the best!! hat gift was our precious daughter, Maya, who we met and adopted in China over the Christmas holidays. (more...)

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" The Teague Family Adoption": This is a journal of our journey to China to adopt a baby girl. We are so excited, and we hope that you will enjoy following us on our journey. (more...)

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"Maya's Story A long time ago, in a land far, far away (or so it seems)": To be fair, our adoption story started many years before we even submitted the initial paperwork. My wife (Sandy) and I married immediately after graduating from college, and proceeded through 15 years of wonderful bliss. During this time, we would occasionally discuss having children, but could never develop a 'quorum' between the two of us. (more...)

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"The Koper's Story": Today was a nice day that started out not so nice. We got up early (on time) and had real difficulty getting Katie to eat anything. We left the hotel around 9 am for a city tour of Guangzhou given and planed by our CCAI guide, Maggie... and we hit a few new milestones today along the way!(more...)

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"Baby Rumpus Adventure: The Paul and Jeanne Story"- What is babyrumpus.com? We created this site for all of our friends, family and anyone who is interested in the international adoption process. (more...)

Enjoy these China Adoption Stories.


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