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
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