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I Reached Out to My Birth Father Because of the Pandemic and Never Heard Back, But That Just Made Me Stronger

There has been an increase in people looking for their biological parents during the pandemic. I was one of them. But the process of finding my biological roots wasn't what I hoped for and yet it's helping me heal.

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How COVID-19 Has Impacted the Adoption Community

Adoptions continued during the pandemic, but birth parents and adoptive families are still facing additional challenges like travel restrictions and changing hospital policies.

I Was a Kid in Foster Care, Now I'm Advocating for a Better System

Cassidy Littleton first entered the foster care system when she was 11 years old. Now a 20-year-old college student, she's meeting with senators in Washington D.C. to campaign for foster care reform. Here, she shares her story.