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Asian Children Growing Up Adopted
One of today's most frequently-asked adoption questions has to do with the adjustment of children adopted from Asia. There are two reasons why the question is raised. The largest number of children adopted from other countries by U.S. citizens have been from Asia- primarily from Korea, but also... 4th Triennial Vietnam Symposium
The 4th Triennial Vietnam Symposium was held at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX - April 11-13,2002. The University "extended an invitation to individuals to speak", regardless of their point of view or interpretation of events. The mix of academics, veterans from all sides, graduate students... Parent Power Works in Washington
On February 15, 2002, 42 ordinary U.S. citizens with children marooned in Cambodia were hosted in the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. Earlier that day, James Ziglar, Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) came out to talk with them when they demonstrated... Vietnam Trips Open Hearts for Growing 'Family'
Bihn Nguyen Rybacki's "family" doubled in size this year. She began 1996 with about 350 children; she ended it with nearly 850. She's hoping that 1997 is an even better year. On Dec. 30, Rybacki left once more for Vietnam to visit with "my kids," as she calls the hundreds of Vietnamese orphans...
Vietnam Working on Hague
October 31, 2012, 10:05 am
It is always difficult to track the progress of a country that is not open. This is the case for Vietnam and the United States. Though Vietnam is open in other countries- the adoption partnership between them and the US is still in limbo. This can be very frustrating for those who are waiting to... Vietnam Still Working
September 30, 2012, 8:20 pm
It seems as though Vietnam is always my last stop on my whirlwind blogging tour around the globe. I have no other explanation than to say that perhaps I save the best for last?
Vietnam appears to be making no movement on re-opening their adoption program to the United States. This is very... International Adoptions with Vietnam Could Soon Resume, Says U.S. Senator
March 11, 2013, 10:22 am
Many U.S. families were left wanting and many Vietnamese orphans were left in need when international adoptions between the U.S. and Vietnam were closed in 2008. Now, U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu says she is hopeful that intercountry adoptions will resume "in the near future." No timeframe has been...
Giving Up on Searching
I was adopted in 1951 at the prime old age of 4 months old. My birth mother went through a religious charity, which is a whole other story in itself. My birth parents were not married and my birth... I Was Adopted into a Military Family
It was 1973 and William and Patrice Brown were stationed at Clark AFB, in the Phillipines. Patrice was a Red Cross volunteer who helped the Vietnam mothers deliver their malnutritioned babies and... Reuniting With Birthfamily in Vietnam
My birth name is Mai Thi Hiep and I was born in Danang, Vietnam in 1968. My mother is a Vietnamese woman and my father an American soldier. At the age of 6, I left Vietnam in 1975 during the United...