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[Adoption Statements of Greta Wohlfeld, Michael Wohlfeld, and Kalen Hoyle]

Description: Personal statements of Greta Wohlfeld, Michael Wohlfeld, and Kalen Hoyle regarding the adoption of Greta Wohlfeld from Jiangxi Province, China. Greta shares that she used to be in a Girl Scout troop with other adoptees and that she celebrates Chinese New Year with a friend who was also adopted from China. Michael and Kalen discuss the decision to adopt from China and their experiences bringing Greta home from China. There is a photo of the family with two dogs at the end of the statement.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Wohlfeld, Greta; Wohlfeld, Michael & Hoyle, Kalen

[Adoption Statements of Lilly Morris, Barb Morris, and Jean Morris]

Description: Personal statements of Lily, Barb, and Jean Morris regarding the adoption of Lily from Guangxi Province, China. Lily shares her adoption story, feelings about her trips to China, and details about her life and interests. Barb shares her joy over raising Lily and her feelings on adoptions, and Jean discusses her feelings on being an aunt to Lily. There is a photo of Lily on the last page of the document.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Morris, Lily; Morris, Barb & Morris, Jean

[Adoption Statement of Zoe Watts]

Description: Personal statement of Zoe Watts regarding her adoption from Yulin, China. She describes her thoughts about "fitting in" and the struggles she has had with identity, both internally and in how she is perceived. There is a photo of her at the end of her statement.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Watts, Zoe

[Adoption Statements of Charlotte Cotter and Willa Mei Kurland]

Description: Personal statements of Charlotte Cotter and Willa Mei Kurland regarding their adoptions from Zhenjiang City in Jiangsu Province (Charlotte) and from Urumqi in Xinjiang Province, China. The statement begins with a brief overview of their trip to China to search for their birth families, then has reproduced their blog posts from their time in China. The blogs, written by both Charlotte and Willa, contain their reflections on the experience and describe the methods they used to search. The last couple pages include photos Willa and Charlotte and links to youtube videos.
Date: [2017..]
Creator: Cotter, Charlotte & Kurland, Willa Mei

[Adoption Statements of Jencie, Juliann, Mary Ann, and Antony Tomasek]

Description: Personal statements of Jencie, Juliann, Mary Ann, and Anthony Tomasek regarding the adoptions of Jencie and Juliann Tomasek from Hubei Province (Jencie) and Guangdong Province (Juliann), China. Jencie shares her memories of the trip to China to bring Juliann back to the United States and Juliann states she is curious about China and that she dislikes the assumptions her peers make about her knowledge of Chinese culture. Mary Ann and Anthony discuss the adoption process for both girls and the trips to China to bring their daughters home. There is a photo of the Tomasek family on the last page of the document.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Tomasek, Jencie; Tomasek, Juliann; Tomasek, Mary Anne & Tomasek, Anthony

[Adoption Statements of Lily Selvaggi and Tina Fletcher]

Description: Personal statements of Lily Selvaggi and Tina Fletcher regarding the adoption of Lily from the Guigang City SWI, Guangxi Province, China. Lily states she hasn't considered her Chinese history much due the inaccessibility of the information and Tina, also an adoptee, describes her and her husband's family history and experiences parenting Lily. There is a photo of Lily holding a black cat on the second page of the document.
Date: unknown
Creator: Selvaggi, Lily & Fletcher, Tina

[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 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 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 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 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 Tinka]

Description: Personal statement of Tinka regarding the adoption of her son from Hunan Province. Tinka discusses her work as a volunteer in orphanages in Hunan Province from 1995-2005 and how she adopted her son and moved back to Switzerland. There is a photo of her with her son at the end of her statement.
Date: March 22, 2017
Creator: Tinka

[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 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 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 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 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 Zoi Kunkle]

Description: Personal statement of Zoi Kunkle regarding her adoption from Chenzhou City in Hunan Province, China, describing her future aspirations to be a vet and her desire to find her birth parents someday. There is a picture of Zoi and her parents posing with two sea lions on the second page.
Date: 2016~
Creator: Kunkle, Zoi

[Adoption Statements of Colleen McKisson and Corinne McKisson]

Description: Personal statements of Colleen and Corinne McKisson regarding the adoption of Colleen from Kunming, China. Colleen shares her adoption story and discusses her life in Washinton and her interests. Corinne describes how she and her husband arrived at the decision to adopt Colleen and her older sister Campbell from China, discusses her daughter's interests and personalities, and the community support she received following her divorce. There is a photo of Colleen in a soccer uniform on the fourth page of the document.
Date: 2015~
Creator: McKisson, Colleen

[Adoption Statements of Li Hua and Maria]

Description: Personal statements of Li Hua and Maria regarding the adoption of Li Hua from Hengdong SWI in Hunan Province, China. Li Hua describes her feelings about her trip to China with her brother, Paul, and Maria discusses the search for Li Hua's birth family. There is a photo of Li Hua on the Great Wall of China on the second page of the document.
Date: unknown
Creator: Li Hua

[Interview of Caroline Heath's Parents Conducted by Caroline Heath]

Description: Interview of Caroline Heath's parents conducted by Caroline Heath (age 10), regarding her adoption of from the Yuangchun SWI in Guangdong Province, China. Caroline interviews her parents, asking them why they wanted to adopt her, why her mother has maintained their Chinese adoption group, what were their experiences in China, and what being a parent is like.
Date: [2017..]
Creator: Heath, Caroline

[Adoption Statement of Vonna, Grace, Zoe, and Kai Purtell]

Description: Personal statement of Grace, Zoe, Kai, and Vonna Purtell regarding the adoptions of Grace, Zoe, and Kai from Guangdong Province (Grace and Zoe) and Yunnan Province (Kai), China. Grace and Zoe are twins, and Kai, their younger brother describe each other and share some of their interests. Vonna discusses how growing up in a military family shaped her ideas about her family, stating that "The military's made of multiracial people..and you never thought twice about it." There is a photo of Grace, Zoe, and Kai Purtell on the last page of the document.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Purtell, Vonna; Purtell, Grace; Purtell, Zoe & Purtell, Kai

[Adoption Statements of Avery Kimberlin, Paul Kimberlin, and Robyn Kimberlin]

Description: Personal statements of Avery, Paul, and Robyn Kimberlin regarding the adoption of Avery Kimberlin from the Xuzhou Social Welfare Institute in Jaingsu Province, China. Avery briefly shares her thoughts on adoption, Paul describes the joy he has in being a parent, and Robyn shares some details of her background and how her and Paul arrived at the decision to adopt. There is a photo of Avery on the first page and a photo of the Kimberlin family on the third page of the document.
Date: unknown
Creator: Kimberlin, Avery; Kimberlin, Paul & Kimberlin, Robyn