Interview with Adoptee Survival Guide Contributor Wendy Barkett...

Apr 3, 2015 by

March, 2015 was an eventful month in Ohio for anyone with a connection to adoption.   On March 20, Ohio became the ninth state to re-open previously closed adoption files to all adult adoptees. (Two states, Alaska and Kansas, never closed adoption records.) Also in March, a new anthology written exclusively by adoptees, The Adoptee Survival Guide: Adoptees Share Their Wisdom and Tools, was published. I’m honored to be a contributor to this insightful book. I’m also proud to be one of several adoptees with an Ohio connection to contribute to this book. Editor Lynn Grubb is an Illinois adoptee who was raised in and lives in Ohio. Contributor Paige Strickland is also an Ohio adoptee.  We all happened to be at the “Opening Day” ceremonies for Ohio’s new law, hosted by Adoption Network Cleveland....

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