Before we ever knew who our child would be, I read tons of books about adoption and the lifelong process of family building. I joined a Yahoo Group for Colombian Adoptees Searching for their roots. I was interested in finding out what older adoptees felt about their adoption. What questions plagued them? What did they wish they knew about their birth? I wanted to be better prepared to deal with feelings and issues my own child would have. I think the research I did spurred on my interest in getting my sons birth information -- which if you missed the post about my quest, you can find it here:
I know that not every child will need or want to search, but for those that do, the need to know is real and really important. Any parent wondering about what that experience might be like should see this film. It can be purchased online. Here:
For a taste of what you'll see, view the trailer below.