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[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
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[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
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[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
Partner: St. Edward’s University
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[Interview with Zoe, Grace, and Kai Purtell]

Description: Interview with Grace, Zoe, and Kai Purtell regarding their adoptions from Guangdong Province (Grace and Zoe) and Yunnan Province (Kai), China. At the time of the interview, Grace and Zoe (twins) were nine years old and Kai was five years old. Kai shares his adoption story and the surgeries he's had to correct his cleft palate. Zoe speaks about her desire to visit China when she's older and Grace speaks about her skill with drawing.
Date: 2015~
Duration: 8 minutes 59 seconds
Creator: Purtell, Zoe; Purtell, Grace & Purtell, Kai
Partner: St. Edward’s University
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[Oral History Interview with Jian Rzeszewicz]

Description: Oral history with Jian Rzeszewicz regarding her adoption to Washington from Zhan-Jian, Guadong Province, China. She shares what her childhood was like, particularly that the diversity of the general population in Washington helped her feel more accepted, and her parents' efforts to connect her to Chinese culture and other adoptees. She also discusses her connections to the other girls adopted at the same time as her and her trip to China where she visited the orphanage where she lived as a baby. She also shares the emotional impact of meeting her foster mother and her advocacy for adopted children in the United States.
Date: 2015~
Duration: 47 minutes 54 seconds
Creator: Rzeszewicz, Jian
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[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
Partner: St. Edward’s University
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[Interview With Meikina Stuy]

Description: Interview with Meikina Stuy regarding her adoption from Guangdong Province, China, discussing her parents' search for her birth parents and her thoughts about her adoption.
Date: 2015~
Duration: 5 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: Stuy, Meikina
Partner: St. Edward’s University
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[Oral History With Longlan Stuy]

Description: Oral history of Longlan Stuy regarding the adoptions of Meikina, Meigon, and Meilan from Guangdong Province (Meikina and Meigon) and Henan Province (Meilan) in China. She shares her views on international adoption and the difficulties of sharing Chinese culture with her daughters in the United States. She also speaks about her work researching birth parents for adoptees.
Date: 2015~
Duration: 17 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: Stuy, Longlan
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Oral History with Timothy Tian Bao Estes]

Description: Oral history with Timothy Tian Bao Estes regarding his adoption from Luyong SWI in Hunan Province, China at the age of 14. He describes his childhood in China, growing up with a woman who took him in and in an orphanage and his adoption to the United States. He also speaks about his experiences as a teenager in Washington, the difficulties of adjusting to his new circumstances and how he joined the Jobs Corps program and later, Americorps.
Date: 2015~
Duration: 1 hour 53 seconds
Creator: Estes, Timothy Tian Bao
Partner: St. Edward’s University
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[Interview With Meilan Stuy]

Description: Interview with Meilan Stuy regarding her adoption from Henan Province, China. She shares what information she knows about her birth family and the circumstances surrounding her adoption. She also speaks about learning that Longlan was not her biological mother and how she deals with questions about her family.
Date: 2015~
Duration: 7 minutes 15 seconds
Creator: Stuy, Meilan
Partner: St. Edward’s University
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[Interview with Carlos Maldonado]

Description: Interview with Carlos Maldonado regarding the adoption of Ivy Maldonado from Yiwu, China. He speaks about their decision to adopt, and particularly from China, and what the early years with Ivy were like. He shares some of Ivy's medical challenges, physically and psychologically, and the ups and downs of their relationship.
Date: unknown
Duration: 15 minutes 43 seconds
Creator: Maldonado, Carlos
Partner: St. Edward’s University
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[Interview With Zoi Kunkle and Pat Jacobs-Kunkle]

Description: Interview with Zoi Kunkle and her mother, Pat Jacobs-Kunkle, regarding Zoi's adoption from Chenzhou City in Hunan Province, China. Zoi describes her future aspirations and her interests in her birth family and early life in China. Her mother shares her and her husband's decision to adopt and from China in particular, and their thoughts on searching for Zoi's birth family.
Date: 2016~
Duration: 15 minutes 41 seconds
Creator: Kunkle, Zoi Yi Xing & Jacobs-Kunkle, Pat
Partner: St. Edward’s University
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[Oral History with Robin Bell]

Description: Oral history with Robin Bell regarding the adoption of her daughter from the Zhenyuan Social Welfare Institute in Guizhou Province, China regarding her doubts about the truthfulness of the stories given to adoptive parents about how their children were abandoned.
Date: unknown
Duration: 39 minutes 52 seconds
Creator: Bell, Robin
Partner: St. Edward’s University
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[Interview with Lizzie Sterner]

Description: Interview with Lizzie Sterner regarding her adoption from the Bengbu SWI in Anhui Province, China. Lizzie speaks about visiting China where she was interviewed about searching for her birth parents and visited her orphanage.
Date: unknown
Duration: 7 minutes 36 seconds
Creator: Sterner, Lizzie
Partner: St. Edward’s University
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[Oral History With Vonna Purtell]

Description: Oral History with Vonna Purtell regarding the adoptions of Grace, Zoe, and Kai from Guangdong Province (Grace and Zoe) and Yunnan Province (Kai), China. She speaks about her and her husband's decision to adopt from China, the decision to adopt twice, and the adoption process for all their children. She also discusses Kai's cleft palate surgeries and the cultural differences between the United States and China regarding physical differences.
Date: 2015~
Duration: 46 minutes 35 seconds
Creator: Purtell, Vonna
Partner: St. Edward’s University
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[Oral History with Gao]

Description: Oral History with Gao (last name not given) regarding her adoption of from Xi'an, China to the Netherlands. She discusses her childhood growing up in the Netherlands and the racism and bullying she experienced. She also shares her desire to learn about her own history, speaks about a trip to China where she visited the village where she was abandoned, and hopes that DNA testing might help her find her birth parents.
Date: 2015~
Duration: 36 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Gao
Partner: St. Edward’s University
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[Interview With Delaney Isley]

Description: Narrative history of Delaney Isley regarding her adoption Chongqing, China, discussing her school and life in Texas. She speaks about the annoying questions she receives about her family and adoption, and how she deals with the comments about her ethnicity or family. She also shares her thoughts on visiting China and her birth parents.
Date: 2015~
Duration: 11 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: Isley, Delaney
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[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
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[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
Partner: St. Edward’s University
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[Oral History With Tinka]

Description: Oral history with Tinka regarding the adoption of her son from Hunan Province. She speaks about her work as a volunteer orphanage worker in China, particularly her work with children with impairments or disabilities, and her NGO's efforts to build support systems for children with disabilities. She speaks about how she adopted her son, who has cerebral palsy and a mental disability, and the transition for him from China to Switzerland.
Date: March 22, 2017
Duration: 41 minutes 12 seconds
Creator: Tinka & Heath, Jena
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[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
Partner: St. Edward’s University
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