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Next Generation Nepal | “earthquake orphans” | Reconnecting Trafficked Children with Their Families

Reconnecting Trafficked Children with Their Families. Next Generation Nepal rebuilds family connections torn apart by child trafficking and helps rural communities become stronger, healthier places to raise their children. SEE: Next Generation Nepal - How We Work NGN Turns 10: A Decade of Rescuing and Reunifying Trafficked Children with their Families With your help, we… Continue reading Next Generation Nepal | “earthquake orphans” | Reconnecting Trafficked Children with Their Families

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Adoptly Adoption App Loses Kickstarter Campaign | Embryo Adoption

The outrage WAS fast concerning this... and it got pulled.... LT Adoptly is a controversial app that simplifies the child adoption process. Kickstarter recently pulled the campaign. Source: Adoptly Adoption App Loses Kickstarter Campaign | Digital Trends This I just heard about... LT Inga adds her story to THE ATLANTIC's  long-running adoption series: I wanted… Continue reading Adoptly Adoption App Loses Kickstarter Campaign | Embryo Adoption

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The Traffickers (continued) #NAAM2016

Roelie Post in The Traffickers Roelie works with integrity and empathy. She is the only civil servant that families of adoption-loss trust to protect children. She has the knowledge and expertise. She must be allowed to work on children´s rights, so that families are protected and laws are kept-because children’s rights are Human Rights. Guest… Continue reading The Traffickers (continued) #NAAM2016

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Much-needed Critical Thinking on Adoption #NAAM2016

Despite all evidence to the contrary we still think this is simply a “war of words”; a simple changing of minds. It’s not. The “adopter narrative” is morphing and adapting in order to silence us; it is stealing the power of our words and the weight of our tropes in order to render us harmless… Continue reading Much-needed Critical Thinking on Adoption #NAAM2016

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The Traffickers: US Pro-Adoption Lobby #NAAM2016

Fusion’s newest investigative series: The Whistleblower from The Netherlands… Source: http://fusion.net/video An exclusive first look at Fusion’s newest investigative series, ‘The Traffickers’ By Fusion | November 3, 2016 From Asia to Africa and beyond, journalist Nelufar Hedayat goes under the radar tracking down black markets in Fusion’s newest series, The Traffickers, to learn how guns, babies,… Continue reading The Traffickers: US Pro-Adoption Lobby #NAAM2016

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#NAAM #FlipTheScript #infanticide #adoptionstories

If I could fix #adoption THREE PART SERIES Part 3: Exploitation, Sexual Predation Part 2: Unceremonious Burial of the Babies Part 1: Punish Mothers • ‘Dispose of’ Babies By Lara Trace, adoptee and author of ONE SMALL SACRIFICE (top photo) This is the month to bring awareness to the harm of closed and illegal adoptions and the history… Continue reading #NAAM #FlipTheScript #infanticide #adoptionstories

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Korean Adoptee Adam Crapser To Be Deported

The Adoptee Rights Campaign reported October 25 that 40-year-old Adam Crapser, adopted from Korea when he was three years old, will be deported. In a nutshell, this is why: When Adam was adopted, the U.S. government did not provide automatic citizenship to internationally adopted children. Adam’s adoptive parents never got him U.S. citizenship.  A federal… Continue reading Korean Adoptee Adam Crapser To Be Deported

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The 13th | FINKS | #60sScoop | How To Change Everything

Ava Duvernay secretly filmed a documentary about systematic racism... 'The 13th' was selected as the first documentary to ever open the New York Film Festival, and makes Duvernay the first black woman to open the festival.  READ HERE The movie takes its name from the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which abolished slavery but included… Continue reading The 13th | FINKS | #60sScoop | How To Change Everything

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Billions trafficking and enslaving “disposable people”

By Lara Trace (abolitionist) "It's all about the money. Human trafficking is insanely profitable. If you really think about it: You can sell a kilo of Heroin once; You can sell a 13-year-old girl 20 times a night, 365 days a year.” Read this about a rescue at a truck stop An estimated $150 billion is… Continue reading Billions trafficking and enslaving “disposable people”

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What VERSION are you reading?

By Lara Trace Hentz  (history buff)   EXAMPLE  http://listen.sdpb.org/post/dakota-midday-wounded-knee-line-sand#stream/0 Years ago I realized the "version" is what we need to examine as much as the writing itself.  It's very very important to look at WHO wrote it and why.  Ellowyn in Pine Ridge, South Dakota shared her tribe's version of history that differed greatly from… Continue reading What VERSION are you reading?

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BONUS: I don’t know why we don’t know this stuff

By Lara Trace (as an independent scholar-journalist) Years ago when I first moved here to western Massachusetts, I attended a five-college consortium on Slavery in New England.  My head was spinning since I had never encountered this much in-depth history as editor of the Pequot Times in Connecticut. (I had published a paper in the… Continue reading BONUS: I don’t know why we don’t know this stuff

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Big Adoption Corruption #OrphanCrisisMyth

Chris Hondros / Getty Images The Trouble With the Christian Adoption Movement Evangelical Americans believed adoption could save children in the developing world from poverty—and save their souls. By Kathryn Joyce | January 11, 2016 In 2009 a Tennessee couple made a life-changing decision. As devout Christians, they decided to open their home to an… Continue reading Big Adoption Corruption #OrphanCrisisMyth

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From the Dark Ages of Adoption to the better SOS VILLAGES

By Lara Trace Hentz It's hard to find words when you examine adoption as an industry. First you think (and you'd be right) that adoption was meant for war orphaned children.  Orphans, of course, had no living parent, grandparent or other close relatives.  With all the war, conflicts and climate refugees in the world right… Continue reading From the Dark Ages of Adoption to the better SOS VILLAGES

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@TheAtlantic and #Adoption Discussions

Posted on October 10, 2015 by Daniel Ibn Zayd This is in response to the “call for replies” to a recent article in The Atlantic. This type of “false equality” in terms of discussion leaves out certain basic premises that cannot be so easily overlooked. There are some huge glaring problems inherent to the discussion… Continue reading @TheAtlantic and #Adoption Discussions

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Adoption Criminal: @SherrieEldridge

Daniel's post is spot-on... he writes: "The narcissism and egotistical God-delusion of certain adoptive parents is very telling. You haven’t saved anyone when, like a pyromaniac firefighter, your economic and political class caused the very fires that you then claim to have “saved” us from. And as our voice gets louder, it can only be… Continue reading Adoption Criminal: @SherrieEldridge