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Going Above & Beyond

Peace House

Wrapped In Love

Why Holt adoptee Cat Fisher knits blankets for Holt-sponsored kids.

by × May 25, 2017 × 0 comments

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.

by × December 2, 2016 × 5 comments

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. 

by × December 2, 2016 × 0 comments

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.

by × December 2, 2016 × 0 comments

Special Needs Adoption

Because All Children Deserve a Family

Because All Children Deserve a Family

For her seventh grade “Go Make a Difference” project, adoptee Emily Pickett chose an issue close to her heart: advocating for children with special needs.

by × December 2, 2016 × 0 comments

Feature Story

Sixty Years of Adoptee Identity & Experience

Sixty Years of Adoptee Identity & Experience

In the 60 years since Holt began placing children through international adoption, both the adoption process and the services we offer have been influenced by the stories and lives of those who matter most — adoptees. 

by × December 1, 2016 × 2 comments

Adoptees Today

A Miracle In My Life

A Miracle In My Life

Holt adoptee and recent graduate Kathryn Turner shares what her relationship with her mom means to her.

by × September 28, 2015 × 2 comments