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Special Needs Adoption

The Secret of Their Lives

The Secret of Their Lives

Most of the children here don’t know they are HIV+. It’s too risky. Their teachers don’t know. Their neighbors definitely don’t know because if they did, all 28 children would have to move again.

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Adoption Prep

How to Build Loving Bonds Beginning Day 1

How to Build Loving Bonds Beginning Day 1

Tips from Liz Larson, an adoptive mom and counselor with a specialty in trauma. 

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Feature Story

What ‘Special Needs’ Means Today

What ‘Special Needs’ Means Today

How children like Oliver, Amaya and Alex are redefining this often misunderstood term.

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Children Who Wait

Children Who Wait

Children Who Wait

These and other children need adoptive families.

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Sponsorship

It’s Not the Music That Blows Me Away

It’s Not the Music That Blows Me Away

The last time Holt adoptive mom Amanda Carter volunteered at a Winter Jam concert, she thought she was prepared. Then Eddie Carswell took the mic.

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Dear Readers

When Holt began working in China 20 years ago, most of the children placed for adoption were healthy, infant girls. Today, there is often a greater need for families to adopt boys.

Dear Readers

A message to our readers from Holt’s managing editor.

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Directions

A group of adoptees pose in front of the Temple of Heaven on Holt’s 2012 tour of China. Almost half of the adoptees featured in this year’s graduate issue are from China.

From the President: How Far They’ve Come

Celebrating the 2013 Holt graduates.*

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Feature Story

A group of Chinese adoptees in traditional dresses on the 2010 heritage tour of China. As most of the children placed in the 1990s were healthy, infant girls, tour participants are almost all girls. Paige Roberts stands second from the right in the back row.

A Generation Lost and Found

In 1993, Holt began placing children from China in loving families in the U.S. Here, our staff reflects on 20 years of international adoption and child welfare work in China — including the many Chinese adoptees who are now coming of age, graduating high school and beginning the bright futures […]

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Adoptees Today

Finding Peace in Hunan

Finding Peace in Hunan

During Holt’s 2013 heritage tour of China, adoptee Grace Fogland blogged about her experiences — including visits to her orphanage and finding site in Changde, Hunan. 

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