Reunion Stories & Adoptee Voices
Connect with adoptees and their stories about finding birth families.
Connecting adoptees across the globe
A mentorship program for Chinese adoptees that matches mentors with mentees.
Join China Help, a Facebook group hosted by an adoptee who found her birth family.
Follow @fangfangs_journey on Instagram to follow her search journey.
Follow @adoptiepedia on Instagram
Een laagdrempelig en veilig platform voor Chinees geadopteerden in Nederland. Vol met informatie over Chinese adoptie. (An accessible and safe platform for Chinese adoptees in the Netherlands. Full of information about Chinese adoption.)
Follow @twoworldsofheart on Instagram to hear about her reunion journey
Follow @mynameislifang on Instagram to hear about her reunion journey and how ICSA helped.
Follow @somewherebetween.fam by Asian adoptees for Asian adoptees.
Follow 2 Journeys to 1 Family on Facebook biological sisters, both adopted from China, who found one another through 23andMe.
Follow A Chinese Adoptee’s Journey, a blog chronicling Qiao Fei’s journey of finding her birth family and the complexity of getting to know them.
Intercountry Adoptee Voices (ICAV)
Voices of those with Lived Experience in Intercountry Adoption
Follow Angel and Jordan, students at Duke Kunshan University in Suzhou, Jiangsu - one native Chinese and the other an American Chinese adoptee.
Listen & Watch
Chinese Birth Family Search Stories
Podcast series from China’s Children International
Somewhere Between podcast - made by Asian adoptees for Asian adoptees. Interviews with Pema (Jan 18 and Feb 1, 2021) explore her search journey.
A Family in China podcasts
One Child Nation on Amazon Prime and on PBS Independent Lens
Meet Me on the Bridge – Changfu Chang
Finding the Needle in the Haystack Through DNA, June 2, 2021
Origin story: the truth behind an international adoption, May 30, 2021
‘Do I have siblings? Do they think about me or miss me?’ It feels like a part of me is missing.’: Transracial adoptee searches for biological family, ‘I’m embracing my roots’
Nikwi vond haar biologische ouders verrassend snel: 'Nu veel meer mogelijk'/Nikwi found her biological parents surprisingly quickly: 'Now much more is possible', March 26, 2021
Mia H., the first international adoptee matched to her birth family through the Chinese DNA company, 23mofang, December 16, 2020
‘We have never abandoned you’: A Chinese family’s search for their daughter, October 15, 2020
Surreal similarities: Connecticut woman adopted from China discovers a sister, September 14, 2020
Sisters Meet for the First Time. March 10, 2020
China Girl, A DNA test connected a Utah teenager to her mother—and to a story that was almost too tragic to bear. March 4, 2020
Minke vond haar biologische zus via DNA-test: ‘We doen toevallig dezelfde studie’ (Minke found her biological sister via DNA test: “We happen to do the same study”), January 24, 2020
Sechelt teen discovers sisters through genetic testing kit, January 6, 2020
Centerville teen, adopted as an infant, discovers birth family, November 28, 2019
One is Chinese. One is American. How a journalist discovered and reunited identical twins. August 8, 2019
Going Back to Their Roots, March 19, 2019
DNA Helping Chinese adoptees do what was once impossible: Locate blood relatives in this country, March 15, 2019