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Leslie Able Waite : I found my Father!

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I am 60 years old, and with the undying help from Search Quest America I have found my Birth Father at last!!I found a letter that I wrote my birth mother when I was 32. I asked her to please tell me" Pete's last name.  After not giving up totally, My Birth mother finally GAVE him a last name. She told me my"real" father's name is Pete Ga ... Read More

Reunited After 61 Years

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I have always known I was adopted, and that it was finalized before I was born.  As I grew, I wasn't ever angry about it, but had a lot of curiosity about "my people", and a lot of "what if "about my birth mother.  My adoptive mother and I got along fine, but we were two totally different people from the beginning.  I proba ... Read More

From My Heart to Your Hands

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My Most Precious Katie, This letter is one of the most difficult undertakings of my life.  I have so very many thoughts to express to you and doubt that I can find the words to articulate their full meaning. I am uncertain of the age that you are while reading this letter. At the time this letter is being written you are six days old.  It ... Read More

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams and Premonitions

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I have always been fascinated with the written words that tell the rest of the story.  As a very precocious three year old with no childhood friends or neighbors, my first foray into literature started by browsing National Geographic magazines which appeared in our mailbox like  magic every month.  My fascination with the beautiful a ... Read More

TV Reunion Shows - Educating the Public to Adoption Issues

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In the past few years we have all seen a rise in popularity of reality television shows that highlight reunions between missing friends and family. The participants share highly emotional and heartwarming reunions meeting, for the first time, before a national T.V. audience. There is a difference between the new and old formats in that the ‘e ... Read More

It will happen when it's time!

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(Story shared by Devon Ressler) Fifty years is a long span of time.  A half century.  I spent fifty years searching for my sister and brother who were given up for adoption at birth.  I was fourteen and fifteen when they were born. I only saw them moving around in my mother’s stomach during the nine months of pregnancy.  W ... Read More

Search Quest America Declares No Affiliation with Troy Dunn

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Hello Everyone, I am Lane Williams with Search Quest America. We are a nationally-renowned adoption search and reunion firm and have received numerous inquiries regarding whether or not we work with Troy Dunn, and therefore, we are releasing the following information to set the record straight. The founders of Search Quest America have worked with ... Read More