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# adoption stories

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# Adoption
'Imagine someone clicked their fingers and you had no family or history, that's the reality for thousands of us'
Adopted people have called for long-awaited tracing and information legislation to be published as a matter of urgency.
# Adoption
'My mother gave birth to three children in three mother and baby homes in three years'
Beth Wallace wants to commemorate her brother who died, aged five weeks, 49 years ago today.
# The Magnificent Seven
Aged 61, actor discovers he was adopted: 'I went from being an only child to the eldest of seven'
Alan Stanford says, ‘Knowing you haven’t been forgotten is so important’
"Meeting my birth father for the first time was really a unique experience."
TV3′s Adoption Stories has followed up on Dan, adopted from Romania when he was three.
# adoption stories
'If I was a scientist I'd invent a time machine, and go visit my birth mother'
Nine years after being adopted by Irish parents, Liwen has settled in well.
# sibling love
'It's like looking at myself in drag' - adopted brother and sister reunited after 40 years
Paul recognised Maggie immediately when he met her for the first time.
This woman thought she had found her birth mother's family, but it wasn't what it seemed
“I was so happy those days, I was thinking ‘This is definitely right, this is my family’.”