An Ohio-Based Adult Adoptee Meets His Five Biological Siblings

Here’s a real life example of how changes in Ohio adoption law are creating connections between adoptees and their biological families.
Back in March of this year, our Ohio Program Director April Fong wrote a blog post explaining significant changes in Ohio adoption law and how they would affect birth families and adoptees alike. To read April’s blog post, please click here: Opening Day

Since the aforementioned changes have come to pass, there have been countless stories of adoptees having the opportunity to connect with biological family members for the first time ever.

On July 16th, 2015, featured one such story that was especially powerful as it illustrates the power of social media, the happiness that an adoptive mother has over her son’s newfound ability to develop relationships with his biological siblings, and more.

Here is a link to the article in question: ‘We always wanted to find him’: After 40 years, man meets 5 siblings