Published on:

14th Mar 2023

111. Talitha A. Abell: "The Adoptee Community has helped add language and growth to understanding my adoptee identity".

Talitha A. Abell is a same race domestic adoptee born in California in 1976. She always knew she was adopted and had what she considers a positive childhood, Still she says she wondered about her beginning story and so she was always looking off and on to find her birth mom. In 2020, she was introduced to the adoptee community through a podcast which has helped to add language and growth to her understanding of her adoptee identity. Being denied access to her original birth certificate she enlisted the help of her childhood friend In January of 2021. In December of 2021 she found her birth family and has enjoyed getting to know them.

Referenced: The Primal Wound by Nancy Verrier

Music by Corey Quinn and Invitational by MDT

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Once Upon A Time...In Adopteeland
Adoptees share their perspective about adoption.
Through an audio drama, episodes of thought-provoking conversations and bonus recordings, the listening audience can learn some of the issues that the adoption community face from the perspective of the adoptee.
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Jennifer Dyan Ghoston

Hi, I'm Jennifer who is an adoptee in reunion with both sides of my birth family. I have been formally connected with the adoption community for over a decade and am always interested in hearing the personal stories of adoptees from all over the globe. We all have a "Once upon a time". If you wish to share your story please go to www.jenniferdyanghoston.com