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Jennifer Jones
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Writer, performer, storyteller, activist, and adoptive mama. Within every person lies a great story. Let your voice be heard.
Writer, performer, storyteller, activist, and adoptive mama. Within every person lies a great story. Let your voice be heard.

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As we begin our second adoption I am reminded again of the ways adoption might be different than having biological children. I found it useful to share this article with family and friends when the questions became too much.

#internationaladoption
#voicesforadoption

https://adoption.com/5-ways-adoption-might-be-different-for-you

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As we progress through our second adoption journey, I am again reminded of all the ways adoption is a very different path than having biological children.

https://adoption.com/5-ways-adoption-might-be-different-for-you

#internationaladoption
#voicesforadoption

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It's September and school is back in session. For those adopting internationally, you'll need more education. Time to bust out those text books and pencils!
https://adoption.org/need-international-adoption-education

#internationaladoption
#voicesforadoption

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This summer everyone was talking about Russia. What surprised many was how the talk turned towards international adoption. The truth is, changes in country policy can affect international adoption but the reasons can vary from political disputes to domestic unrest to a change in international standards. The list of top 5 countries from 2016 paint a very different portrait than 2004. Which country closed, which opened, and which remained the same? Find out here:

#voicesforadoption
#adoptionpolicy
#internationaladoption
#internationalpolicy
+Amanda Higley

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Second to the gift of my son joining our family was the gift of weaving his Chinese heritage into our family's fabric. I am proud that my family is an American-Chinese-soon to be - Indian family. And I wouldn't have it any other way.

#inernationaladoption
#voicesforadoption
https://adoption.com/gained-a-whole-country

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I sat down this morning to write about how tough it was to wait as an adoptive parent. But after this weekend's events in Charlottesville I had to write why my son will never be "Just Jack."
http://www.letterstojack.com/why-he-will-never-be-just-jack/ #internationaladoption

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You're thinking about international adoption but still need to choose a country. Have you considered Hague vs. Non-Hague Convention countries? Here's what you need to know: https://adoption.org/adopt-hauge-convention-country
#internationaladoption

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You've decided to adopt internationally. Congratulations!!! But now you're facing a mound of paperwork. Feeling overwhelmed? Here are some steps to help you go for the paperwork gold! https://adoption.com/managing-your-international-adoption-paperwork #voicesforadoption #internationaladoption

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Ever wonder what the adoption process looks like? Find out in my article for a new publication: adoption.org. https://adoption.org/will-adoption-process-look-like

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Thinking of financing your adoption through fundraising? Here are the Top 5 Questions you're bound to get! https://adoption.com/top-5-questions-get-finance-adoption-fundraising-1
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