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ADOPTION: The happiest sad. Brooke woodhead - Danielle Creasey Hilda Bautista - Holly Desantis. What is Adoption?. A person assumes parenting for another Permanently transfers all rights and responsibilities from birth parents to adoptive parents Reasons to place: Young teenage mother - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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ADOPTION: The happiest sad

Brooke woodhead - Danielle CreaseyHilda Bautista - Holly DesantisADOPTION:The happiest sadWhat is Adoption?A person assumes parenting for anotherPermanently transfers all rights and responsibilities from birth parents to adoptive parents

Reasons to place:Young teenage motherUnwanted pregnancyUnable to provide for childRape or incest

History1851 Adoption of Children Act1910-1930: first specialized adoption agencies1917: law passed in Minnesota1970: statistical peakThe Child Citizenship Act of 2000

OptionsOPEN ADOPTION:Phone callsFace-to-face visitsMailing pictures and letters

CLOSED ADOPTION:No interactionUnanswered questionsContact minimal, if any

SEMI-OPEN ADOPTION:Speak to one another, some confidentialityAdoption agency plays role

Why adoption?Aware of and have experienced the processThe Happiest SadMeet Katie:

Production processThrough the point of a birth motherAdoption is sad, but it is a happy thing as wellUse of AgapeAudience: those who are able to place for adoption

Works CitedBoynton Noyce, Alison. Confessions of an Ambivalent Birth Daughter. Theyre All My Own. Blogspot, 14 March 2010. Web. 21 Nov 2013DeSantis, Katherine. Adoption: The Happiest Sad. SLCC, ENGL 2010, 17 Nov 2013. Danielle Creasey, videographer/editor.Gatrell, Adriane DeSantis. Photograph, Katies Birth and Placement. St. Marks Hospital. Salt Lake City, UT. 24 Dec 2010. JPEG file.Impact of Adoption on Adopted Person. Administration for children & families. U.S. Dept of Health & Human services, n.d. Web. 19 Nov 2013.Strottman, Kathleen, Executive Director. Domestic Infant Adoption. Domestic Infant Adoption. Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute, n.d. Web. 19 Nov 2013.Wrixon, Ann. Placing a child for adoption no longer considered taboo. USA Today [Pleasant Hill, California] 03 June 2009, Section: News, Pg. 10a. Web. 20 Nov 2013.