Portland Adoption Stories: Coats Family

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Denalee Chapman December 23, 2014

Cat Coats, adopted from Korea, was raised in a loving home. At age 38, rather than searching for her birth family, they searched for and found her. In this artistic video, Cat shares her complicated emotions about adoption, including the joy of reunification and the troubles relating to her Korean culture.

Life has changed for Cat and her family. But she wouldn’t have it any other way.

Produced by ERL, an organization dedicated to finding and reuniting people.

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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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