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A good documentary about the importance of original birth certificates
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Monkey Kingdom Adoption Movie Review
In a Sri Lankan jungle, rival tribes of monkeys compete for
prime real estate. Within each tribe, there is a defined social hierarchy.
Those with higher status (whether they earned it or were born with it) are afforded
shelter in storms and the ripest fruit...
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Insurgent Adoption Movie Review
Tris Potter is on the run. Jeanine, the leader of an
isolated city, has put out an order for the capture of all Divergents – people who
don’t conform to one of that society’s five classes. Tris is a divergent, and
is also wanted for a crime. Tris is not alo...
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Open Adoption Interview with Lori Holden - What to Do When Triggered By the Online Adoption Community
Openness isn’t just for infant adoption anymore. Even in the absence of contact with birth parents, openness can help parents connect with and be more accessible to their kids and help them grow up whole.

In this interview, adoption movie critic Addison Co...
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This is a movie about a kid trying to find a stolen parent, and *SPOILER ALERT* a parent trying to find stolen kids.
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The Dropbox certainly raises some questions.
When a Korean man named Pastor Lee became the father of a boy with severe special needs, he wondered why God had chosen to give him this child, but quickly changed his heart and accepted his son as a gift. Pastor Lee, inspire...
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A Simple Piece of Paper Adoption Movie Review
In Jean Straus’ recent documentary A Simple Piece of Paper, she asks, “What if you
were adopted, and could never see the record of your own birth? What would it
feel like if your state finally let you have this simple piece of paper?” Straus invites us into...
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Plot details, but not a spoiler Tris battles her internal (but unfair) guilt over the loss of a parent, and must fight to forgive herself!
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We're doing a giveaway this week! Adoption at the Movies is hosting the first part of a three-day interview on open adoption with Lori Holden, and we're giving away three copies of her excellent book, The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption: Helping Your Child Grow Up Whole!
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Home Adoption Movie Review
Earth has been invaded by the Boov. A race of short,
fearful, but technologically advanced aliens have fled far across the galaxy
away from their ever-pursuing enemy, the Gorg. Under the guidance of their
leader, Smek, the Boov have claimed Earth as their n...
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The Dropbox Adoption Movie Review
When a Korean man named Pastor Lee became the father of a
boy with severe special needs, he wondered why God had chosen to give him this
child, but quickly changed his heart and accepted his son as a gift. Pastor Lee,
inspired by his son, saw that within hi...
When a Korean man named Pastor Lee became the father of a boy with severe special needs, he wondered why God had chosen to give him this child, but quickly changed his heart and accepted his son as a gift. Pastor Lee, inspire...
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Have him in circles
98 people
MARLIN CODIE's profile photo
Boris Dzhingarov's profile photo
Creating a Family's profile photo
Monika Zimmerman's profile photo
D.J. Glisson, II's profile photo
gagandeep hindustani's profile photo
Christina Lingar's profile photo
alice aires's profile photo
Brooke Randolph's profile photo
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Fost/Adoption supervisor; Mental Health Therapist; Clinical Supervisor; Adoption at the Movies
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  • Self-Employed
    Social Worker / Therapist, present
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Addison Cooper, LCSW
Introduction
I'm a licensed clinical social worker. I help families use movies to improve their communication about adoption.
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10 years working in adoptions, and about 100 kids adopted from foster care! BSW - Eastern Nazarene College '04; MSW - Roberts Wesleyan College '05; LCSW - California 2011, Missouri 2012. Decent cook.
Education
  • Eastern Nazarene College
    Social Work
  • Roberts Wesleyan College
    MSW