St. Edward’s University - 378 Matching Results

Search Results

[Adoption Statement of Audrey Copeland and Lori Hall]

Description: Personal statement of Audrey Copeland and Lori Hall regarding the adoption of Audrey from the Maogang Social Welfare Institute in Maoming, Guagdong Province, China. Audrey discusses her feelings about being adopted and Lori describes her decision to and the process of adopting Audrey. There is a photograph of Audrey Copeland on the second page.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Copeland, Audrey & Hall, Lori

[Adoption Statement of Bai Yi Min Foxweldon]

Description: Personal statement of Bai Yi Min Mershon Blasek Foxweldon (Ming) regarding her adoption from Kunming, China, describing her experiences of growing up as an adopted child in the United States and her search for her birth parents. There is a photo of Bai Yi Min at the end of the statement.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Foxweldon, Bai Yi Ming Mershon Blasek (Ming)

[Adoption Statement of Camille Davis, Grace Davis, and Kathryn Thompson]

Description: Personal statements of Camille Davis, Grace Davis, and Kathryn Thompson regarding the adoption of Camille and Grace from the Fuling Social Welfare Institute in Chongqing Municipality China (Camille) and SWI Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China (Grace). Camille and Grace discuss their experiences growing up in California as adopted children and Kathryn describes her background and how she and her husband, Scott Davis, decided to adopt. There are three photos included of Camille Davis, Grace Davis, and Scott Davis and Kathryn Thompson.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Davis, Camille; Davis, Grace & Thompson, Kathryn

[Adoption Statement of Delaney Isley, Darrell Isley, and Betsey Isley]

Description: Personal statements of Delaney Isley, Darrell Isley, and Betsey Isley regarding the adoption of Delaney Isley from the Fuling Social Welfare Institute in Chongqing Province. Delaney's statement discusses her interests, family pets, and dealing with bullies. Darrell and Betsey's statement describes how they arrived at the decision to adopt from China and their efforts to involve Delaney in Chinese cultural activities. There is a photo of the Isley family on the third page of the statement.
Date: 2016~
Creator: Isley, Delaney; Isley, Darrell & Isley, Betsey

[Adoption Statement of Emi Pennington and Diane Pennington]

Description: Personal statement of Emi and Diane Pennington regarding the adoption of Emi Pennington from Shaoyang, Hunan Province, China. Emi discusses her ambivalence toward visiting China and Diane speaks about the reactions she receives from other people when her and Emi are together in public. There is a photo of Diane and Emi on the second page of the statement.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Pennington, Emi & Pennington, Diane

[Adoption Statement of Gao]

Description: Personal statement of Gao (last name not given) regarding her adoption of from Xi'an, China to the Netherlands. She discusses her struggles with identity as an adoptee and her trip to China in 2014. There is a photo of her, looking away from the camera, on the second page.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Gao

[Adoption Statement of Hannah Weaver]

Description: Personal statement of Hannah Weaver regarding her adoption from Foshan City in Guandong Province, China. She discusses her feelings on adoption, her Chinese identity, and the impact of rude or ignorant comments regarding her ethnicity or adopted status. There is a photo of Hannah with her parents at the end of her statement.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Weaver, Hannah

[Adoption Statement of Helena Hong and Elena Triginer]

Description: Personal statement of Helena Hong and Elena Triginer regarding the adoption of Helena Hong from Hegang in Heilongjiang Province, China, at the age of ten to Barcelona, Spain. Helena describes her childhood in China and the stories she was told about why she was left with the orphanage. There is a photo of Helena, Elena, and Elena's son, Alex Casas, on the second page of the statement.
Date: 2016~
Creator: Hong, Helena & Triginer, Elena

[Adoption Statement of Ivy Maldonado, Carmelle Maldonado, and Carlos Maldonado]

Description: Personal statements of Ivy Zhuhau Ni, Carmelle, and Carlos Maldonado regarding her adoption from Yiwu, China. Ivy describes the importance of unconditional love and how present it is in adoption. Carlos and Camille share their motivations to adopt and the challenges of parenting a child with a disability.
Date: unknown
Creator: Maldonado, Ivy Zhuhua Ni; Maldonado, Camille & Maldonado, Carlos

[Adoption Statement of Jeanette Scinto]

Description: Personal statement of Jeanette Scinto regarding her adoption from the Chenzhou Welfare Center in Hunan Province, China. She shares her desire to know her entire story and thoughts regarding her Chinese name, Dan Dan. There is a photo of Jeanette included on the second page of her statement.
Date: March 22, 2017
Creator: Scinto, Jeanette

[Adoption Statement of Jian Rzeszewicz]

Description: Personal statement of Jian Rzeszewicz regarding her adoption from Zhan-Jian, Guadong Province, China. She discusses her feelings on adoption and her advocacy for adoptees at her university. There is a photo of Jian as a baby with her mother, and a caregiver included on the second page of the statement.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Rzeszewicz, Jian

[Adoption Statement of Jill, Janet, and Pete Warnke]

Description: Personal statements of Jill, Janet, and Pete Warnke regarding the adoption of Jill Warnke from Jiangxi Province, China. Jill discusses her audition and performance in the musical, "Annie." Janet and Pete describe the decision to adopt from China and the application process to adopt Jill. There is a photo of Janet, Pete, and a baby Jill Warnke on the second page of the document.
Date: unknown
Creator: Warnke, Jill; Warnke, Janet & Warnke, Pete

[Adoption Statement of Lena, Amy, Robert, and Myra]

Description: Personal statements of Lena, Robert, Amy, and Myra (last names not given) regarding the adoption of Lena from Southern China, describing their family and relationship with Lena's birth family in China. Robert and Amy also discuss Amy's work as a volunteer Search Angel, who does DNA birth parent searches in the United States. There are two photos included, one of Lena with her birth siblings and one of Lena, Robert, Amy and Myra.
Date: 2016~
Creator: Lena; Robert; Amy & Myra

[Adoption Statement of Li Shaofang]

Description: Personal statement of Li Shaofang regarding her adoption by a family in a neighboring village in the Hebei Province, China. The statement includes information about the interview conducted by Jena Heath with Li Shaofang, translated by Li's daughter, Jun Wang. Li Shaofang's adoption story was written by Jun Wang and describes why she was adopted and there is a photo of Li Shaofang as a child with her adoptive family on the second page.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wang, Jun

[Adoption Statement of Lily and Rachel Stafeil]

Description: Personal statements of Lily and Rachel Stafeil regarding the adoption of Lily Stafeil from Guangdong Province, China. Lily speaks about her interests and family, including the family's three dogs, mentioning that she'd like to visit China someday. Rachel describes a trip to China during graduate school, Lily's adoption, and the changes the family has faced since then, including her and her husband's divorce. There is a photo of Lily at the end of the document.
Date: 2016~
Creator: Stafeil, Lily & Stafeil, Rachel

[Adoption Statement of Members of the Stuy Family]

Description: Personal statements of Meikina, Meigon, Meilan, Longlan, and Brian Stuy regarding the adoptions of Meikina, Meigon, and Meilan from Guangdong Province (Meikina and Meigon) and Henan Province (Meilan) in China. Meikina describes her role as big sister and her feelings when meeting each of her sisters for the first time. Meigon shares her feelings on her connections to China and Chinese culture, and Meilan shares her early memories from China. Longlan discusses her family's history, her childhood during the 1970s in Guangdong Province, and the effects of China's One Child Policy on the affected generations. Brian describes the research he's done to help connect adoptees to their birth families and his views on international adoption. There is a photo of the family on the last page of the document.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Stuy, Meikina; Stuy, Meigon; Stuy, Meilan; Stuy, Longlan & Stuy, Brian

[Adoption Statement of Naomi Ji]

Description: Personal statement of Naomi Ji regarding her adoption of from the Shanghai Children's Welfare Institute in Shanghai, China by parents in Southern England. She describes her struggles with identity, why she began her Youtube channel, and her trip to China during her university years. There is a photo of Naomi as a baby on page 3 of the statement.
Date: unknown
Creator: Naomi Ji

[Adoption Statement of Nora and Marilyn Brock]

Description: Personal statement of Marilyn and Nora Brock regarding the adoption of Nora Brock from the QiChun Social Welfare Institute in Hubei Province, China. Nora discusses her eighth birthday, which was spent in China, and Marilyn describes the process of adopting Nora. There is a photo of Nora Brock being interviewed on the second page.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Brock, Nora & Brock, Marilyn

[Adoption Statement of Parrie Liu Maio]

Description: Personal statement of Parrie Liu Maio regarding her adoption from Changsha, Hunan Province, China. She discusses her aspirations for the future and her feelings about adoptions following her getting in contact with an adoption worker from her orphanage. There is a link to an essay she wrote about adoption on "No Hands But Ours" and a photo of Parrie Liu as a child.
Date: 2016~
Creator: Maio, Parrie Liu

[Adoption Statement of Patty and Jim Berry]

Description: Personal statement of Patty and Jim Berry regarding the adoption of Lucy Berry from the Dongguan Social Welfare Institute in Guangdong Province, China, discussing the medical needs of their daughter, Lucy. There is a photo of Patty, Jim, and Lucy Berry on the bottom half of the page.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Berry, Patty & Berry, Jim

[Adoption Statement of Robin Bell]

Description: Personal statement of Robin Bell regarding the adoption of her daughter from the Zhenyuan Social Welfare Institute in Guizhou Province, China, describing her belief that her daughter was possibly seized rather than abandoned and her research into the matter. There is a photograph of a finding chart provided by Bell to demonstrate her "point about the lack of randomness in abandonments."
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Robin

[Adoption Statement of Sarah Heath and Celena Kopinski]

Description: Personal statement of Sarah Heath and Celena Kopinski regarding their adoption from the Changzhou CWI in Jiangsu Province, China. They discuss their chance encounter which lead to them discovering they were twins who had been adopted separately, Sarah by parents in Nashville, Tennessee and Celena by parents in New York City. There is a photo of Celena and Sarah on the second page of the statement.
Date: April 2016
Creator: Heath, Sarah & Kopinski, Celena

[Adoption Statement of Sophie Mei]

Description: Personal statement of Sophie Mei regarding her adoption from the Yangxi County Social Welfare Institute in Guangdong Province, China. She describes her childhood in California and Utah, how she raised funds for her orphanage, and her trip to Guangdong Province where she visited the orphanage. There is a photo of Sophie on the last page of the statement.
Date: October 16, 2016
Creator: Sophie Mei
Back to Top of Screen