What It’s Like To Be Adopted By White Parents

In an effort to gain insight into the experience of a transracial adoptee, ATTN: interviewed five people of color who were adopted  by white parents. Their experiences and opinions can go far in helping adoptive parents assist their children in building a comfortable racial identity.

This compelling article shares these adoptees’ answers to the following questions:

  • What did your parents teach you about race?
  • What was school like for you?
  • How has being adopted into an interracial family affected your identity as an adult?
  • Do white parents need more resources about race when they adopt children of color?

Read the full article here.

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Rachel Skousen

Rachel has a long-held passion for adoption that was sealed through her work as the content manager at Adoption.com. She currently works as a content specialist at Adopting.org, finding and sharing amazing adoption content from across the web. She is a mom of three and loves reading and napping in her spare time.

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