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From the President: Celebrating 60 Years

From the President: Celebrating 60 Years

A message from Holt’s president and CEO.

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Adoption Prep

Three Ways to Adopt a Child

Three Ways to Adopt a Child

Learn about domestic infant, international and foster care adoption. 

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Special Needs Adoption

Special Needs Myths

Special Needs Myths

The top 8 myths surrounding special needs adoption and the children who wait for families.

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Essay Contest Winner

Adoption: An Adventure Tale

Adoption: An Adventure Tale

In her winning submission to Holt’s 2016 adoptee essay contest, Noel Hincha explores how adoption has shaped her identity. Noel is currently a student at Marquette University in Wisconsin.

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Adoption Prep

Five Pieces of Advice From Transracial Adoptees

Five Pieces of Advice From Transracial Adoptees

When it comes to adoption, especially about how to be an awesome parent to an adopted child, some of the best advice is going to come from the people who have lived it — adoptees themselves. 

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Adoptee Perspective

Coming Home

Coming Home

Adoptees from different countries describe what the adoption process was like for them, and what life was like during their first few weeks in the United States.

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From the Family

A Place of Love and Healing

A Place of Love and Healing

At Peace House, Holt’s medical foster home in China, Zoe Thomas finds the nurturing care she needs to recover from cleft lip surgery before traveling home to the U.S. with her adoptive family. 

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Adoptees Today

A Campus Oasis

A Campus Oasis

Four University of Oregon students reflect on the first year of Adoptee Meets World — a college adoptee group founded by Holt staff members and adoptees Steve Kalb and Emily Thornton.

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From the Family

Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith

Single mom Tina Schied discusses the joys of parenting teenage sons and of following her dream to grow her family through adoption.

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