Tag Archives: International Adoption

Integrity Matters

WACAP CEO shares heartfelt response to recent news CNN report. Continue reading

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Family Leave and Adoption: The Law, Your Employer, and What You Need to Know

Adoption attorney and adoptive parent Janna Annest answers questions about FMLA, adoption, employee benefits, and your rights. Continue reading

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Welcome Home, Elliana, Adopted From Thailand!

Parents Ryan and Bronwyn were thrilled to bring their daughter home from Thailand this past month, and we’re thrilled to welcome them! Continue reading

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China: Return to the Finding Place, Part III

Thirteen-year-old Anna, adopted from China as a child, shares about her family’s recent trip to her birth country, including a visit to a local orphanage and to the place she was found as a young child. Between Anna’s recollections of … Continue reading

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China: Return to the Finding Place, Part II

A Continued Story by WACAP Adoptive Parent Laura Templeton. Reflection on China: A Return to the Finding Place Continue reading

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China…A Return to the Finding Place

The crowd followed us to our van, where they peeked in to catch a glimpse of the foreigners. Continue reading

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In Korea, Domestic and International Adoption Live Side by Side

By Mary Moo, WACAP Vice President of Adoptions Several years ago the Korean government made a difficult decision and upended the adoption procedure that had been in place for roughly half a century.  It was a bold change and one … Continue reading

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School Essay Inspires: “Love Makes Family”

Alex had won an essay competition about philanthropy for her English class, and she’d chosen to write about WACAP: the nonprofit adoption agency that helped bring her and her family together. Continue reading

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Adoption FAQ: “What about the Certificate of Citizenship?”

Adoption FAQ: One family’s experience obtaining their internationally adopted daughter’s certificate of citizenship helps answer their questions […]

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What’s changed with India?

Children who Need Families in India Raising awareness about the growing need for families interested in adopting a child from India may seem a little unusual. For the millions of Indian children growing up without parents—or whose childhoods passed in … Continue reading

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