Meeting My Birth Parents in Russia for the First Time

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Denalee Chapman March 03, 2015

Being adopted and raised in New Zealand, this young man has the rare opportunity to travel to Russia and meet his birth mother. With just a few hours to get to know each other — not even speaking the same language — it was a tender reunion. But it was not nearly long enough. Alex knows his birth mother gave him his best chance at a good life.

Then Alex travels on to St. Petersburg, Russia, where he is blessed to meet his birth father and discover that he has a sister. Amazingly, his birth father had learned only a few months earlier that he was Alex’s father. Clearly, their connection was immediate.

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Denalee Chapman

Denalee is an adoptive mother, a motivational speaker, a writer, and a lover of life. She and her husband have adventured through the hills and valleys of life to find that the highest highs and the lowest lows are equally fulfilling. Book Denalee to speak to your group, or find Denalee's writings, including her books on her website at DenaleeChapman.com.


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