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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

Traveling Sisterhood of Adoption - Reunited Again!

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Not unlike many adoptees, I spent many, many years wondering about my biological parents. I wondered if they were somehow watching me and if they ever thought about me at the same time I was thinking of them. As I got older and more broad in my thinking I would find amazement in the knowledge that they were out in the world somewhere, underneath th ... Read More

November - National Adoption Awarness Month

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Something curious happened that I didn’t expect. I sent out an official e-mail news announcement about celebrating National Adoption Awareness month for a wonderful adoption advocacy group I belong to, and I received a fairly nasty response from a first mother who bluntly stated, “There is nothing to celebrate about Adoption!”&nbs ... 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

Susan's Story: In Search of Siblings (Part 2)

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Your best laid plans never seem to go exactly as you think they are going to.  ‘Woman’s World’ Magazine decided that they wanted to ‘push up’ our reunion because they wanted to release our story earlier than they’d planned.  They were pretty convincing and sent me a plane ticket to fly down to Missouri ... Read More

Twins Reunited With Birth Family

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As an Investigator and family search specialist, it is not uncommon for our office to receive calls from producers from major network programs or production companies with special needs. Usually they start by asking if I'm working on anything that may make a good reunion segment for an upcoming project or series that they are working on.  It' ... Read More

Susan's Story: In Search of Siblings!

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“As the CEO of Search Quest America, and as an adoptee, I am often asked about my own ties to adoption, how I became a family search specialist, and of course about my own search to find my answers.  Adoption Search is a lifelong journey to self-discovery.  Some of you may know parts of this story as I’ve shared snippets with ... Read More

Erica never gave up, and her dream came true!

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As a three year old, Erica Babino was bright, beautiful and precocious - and knew beyond a shadow of a doubt that her mommy and daddy loved her!  She was also quite proud of the fact she was ‘adopted’ even if she didn’t quite understand what that meant, but shared her status with everyone quite freely.  Although she had ... Read More

From My Heart to Yours

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My Letter to my Birth Mother: Dearest Stranger,I am writing you this letter today, because I believe that we may have something in common.  My name is Raymond Rota and I was born in the Bronx, New York on July 26, 1967.  I have been working on my genealogy for over three years now.  It has not been an easy thing to do, because I was ... Read More