5 Best Reunion Stories of 2017

It’s a wonderful time to reflect on some of the most loved and viral adoption reunion stories from 2017.

Jennifer Mellon February 02, 2018

2017 was a good year for heart-warming adoption reunion stories. With the advent of DNA testing and an increase in states choosing to unseal adoption records, these stories are becoming more and more commonplace.

Through my work in adoption, I’ve had the privilege of hearing hundreds of adoption search and reunion stories that have touched my heart. Here are a few from 2017 I think you’ll love.

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Jennifer Mellon

Jennifer Mellon has worked in the children welfare field for more than a decade, serving in varying capacities as the Executive Director, Member Manager, and Chief Development Officer at Joint Council on International Children’s Services. She also worked for the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) and served on the Board of the Campagna Center, which provides critical educational services to children and families in the DC Metro region. She currently serves on the Development Board for the National Council for Adoption.She is the Co-Founder and President of Trustify, which she founded with her husband, Danny Boice. They reside in Alexandria, Virginia with their 5 children.


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