Full Circle: Man Returns To The Village Where He Was Once Kidnapped And Sold To An Orphanage

When we think of adoption, we do not think of adopting a kidnapped child. A child with a willing and able family who is sold into an orphanage and adoption. This is what happened to Taj and now he has been reunited and learned his biological story.

Now that he has been reunited with his biological family, Taj Rowland is sharing his story with the world.

Taj Rowland’s story is one that must be told. Though it stems from a foreign land with unfamiliar smells, sounds, and textures, it is a story that everyone can relate to. It is a story of a lost boy, searching for his home and his family. It is a story of tragedy, and a story of hope.

Taj spent eighteen years in pursuit of his true identity—and through God’s whispers, he was led home. The fact that this short video clip exists is miraculous. Most of the main characters were played by Taj’s biological family members: people he never knew, but ached to know.

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Sarah - Content Specialist for adopting.org, is a mother both biologically and through domestic infant open adoption. She resides with her husband and two boys in Ohio. She is passionate about open adoption and adoption education. In her free time she enjoys cooking, photography, writing, and hiking. You can find more of her adoption work at Heart For Open Adoption on Facebook or on Adoption.com.

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