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Adoption-Children in Greenland were taken from their homes for a social experiment

“Social engineering is the use of centralized government planning in an attempt to manage social change and regulate the future development and behavior of a society; an act of psychological manipulation of humans associated with the social sciences.” Judith Land … Continue reading

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Have you ever dreamed of reconnecting with someone from your past?

  Do you have a curious nature? Have you ever dreamed about an old flame, a child, a sibling, a parent, a friend or a neighbor and wondered where they are today, or if they’re even still alive? In your … Continue reading

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A radio Interview with Judith Land

Why did you write a book about adoption?  Media, social workers, parents and adoptees encouraged me to write a book. Audiences showed high enthusiasm for my story around campfires and dinner tables. The topic of adoption has universal appeal for … Continue reading

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“Adoption—picking up the pieces from here on after”

Some adoptees are like glass—opaque, darkened, and difficult to see through. The past is mysterious, paradoxical and unfathomable to them. Their lives are confusing, ambiguous and semi-transparent. Relationships are perplexing and contradictory and events of yesteryear are obscure and incomprehensible … Continue reading

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The adoption narrative—what is the thematic conflict of your adoption story?

How would Shakespeare describe the thematic conflict of your adoption narrative? Is your adoption story a plot-driven conflict resulting from a tragic accident, natural disaster, or an act of fate that unexpectedly left a hapless child stranded along life’s highway; … Continue reading

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“Adoption story—the old wedding shoes”

The last few years I have had some stunning breakthroughs in knowledge about my family history. When I began my adoption search I didn’t even know the names of my birth parents. Finding them seemed like an impossible task, but … Continue reading

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“Adoption—the Santa Claus Syndrome”

“You don’t have to be a child to be a victim of Santa Claus syndrome. Anyone who has ever been intentionally lied to is aware of the hurtful feelings of deceit. Santa Claus syndrome is the intentional deception of others with the … Continue reading

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