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On Episode 10 of the Adoptee Thoughts Podcast, Shelley, and host, Melissa Guida-Richards discuss the intricacies of being an international adoptee, the benefits of having an adopte...

On Episode 9 of the Adoptee Thoughts Podcast, Maria, and host, Melissa Guida-Richards discuss how they handled finding birth family during a pandemic, the nuances of sharing the jo...

On Episode 8 of the Adoptee Thoughts Podcast, Aliyah, and host, Melissa Guida-Richards discuss her experience growing up in a predominantly white community, racism, and her experie...

Episode 7: An Interview with Lauren Sharkey, adoptee & author of 'Inconvenient Daughter'   In Episode 7 of the Adoptee Thoughts Podcast, Lauren and host, Melissa Guida-Ric...

Episode 6: An Interview with Anissa Druesedow   Anissa E. Druesedow, mother, adoptee, activist, and deportee. In episode 6, she shares her story of family separation and depor...

On Episode 5 of the Adoptee Thoughts Podcast, Guida-Richards talks with Jessica and discusses her experience finding and reuniting with her birth family, her work in mentoring fell...

  On Episode 4 of the Adoptee Thoughts Podcast, I have the honor of interviewing fellow transracial adoptee, Kylie Peterson. She talks about growing up as a Black TRA with white ad...

In episode 3 we discuss adoption influencer, Myka Stauffer, and the practice of rehoming adopted children. As an adoptee with disabilities I share my opinion on Adoption influencer...

In this episode, we are delving into why adoptees search for birth family. I explain my reasons for genetic testing, why I wanted to search, and the importance of taking the time t...

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