Telling My Mom: Adoption Reunion

Everyone loves a happy ending.  Today in the climate of open adoptions, we don’t often think about the emotional adoption reunion.  Watch this video of a daughter telling her mom that after much looking, she has helped locate the daughter she place for adoption 21 years ago. You can see the excitement build as they anticipate the next steps to take in their adoption reunion as mother prepares to meet the daughter she placed.

Telling my mom I found her birth daughter

Finally located my moms daughter she gave up for adoption at birth. This is her reaction to finding out she would meet her daughter after 21 years.

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Sarah - Content Specialist for, 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

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