5 Times I Have Felt Silenced in Adoption | Adoptee Perspective

The voice of the adoptee is often drowned out in adoption conversations.

Tom Andriola July 20, 2016

We all have our identities, our causes. Regardless of what they are, there are those who continue to embrace the status quo. They don’t want to rock the boat. Often, they fail to understand the genesis of the cause. Or they simply don’t care to, labeling those who evoke passion and righteousness into their particular movement troublemakers or complainers.  Adoption is no different. Those of us who continue to fight for our rights to unlock the unjustifiable secrets that seal our identities continue to feel silenced in many ways.

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Tom Andriola

Tom Andriola advocates for adoptee rights and shares his personal experiences about being adopted and his successful, independent search for both biological parents. To see more of his writing, visit Tom's Facebook page.


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