I Once Was Lost, Now I’m Found…Keeping the Connection with Birth Family in Ethiopia

I Once Was Lost, Now I’m Found…Keeping the Connection with Birth Family in Ethiopia

In my previous post I shared my son Asfaw's story. His was a rare case of him being abducted from his village and lost for many years to the only birth relatives he had, his grandmother and her children. Though his was a rare case, I have seen the exact same emotions in other birth [...]

PART 2, Finding My Brother…Birth Family and Adoption…and My Experience Being on Both Sides of It

PART 2, Finding My Brother…Birth Family and Adoption…and My Experience Being on Both Sides of It

This is a continuation of Part 1 from my previous post. NEVER in my wildest dreams would I ever have guessed I would be faced with the fear of losing my brother just one year after we finally found him.  I had just found my brother a year earlier. He is 5 years older than [...]