Kate and Toby meeting birth mother in the park to discuss possibility of creating an adoption plan.
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Representation of Adoption in NBC’s “This is Us”

Warning: spoilers ahead! A look into how adoption is portrayed in Season 5. Kate and her husband Toby meeting Ellie, their future daughter's birth mom in a park. Have you joined the “This is Us” fan club yet? Now in its fifth season, the NBC hit drama explores different adoption storylines as it takes viewers… Continue reading Representation of Adoption in NBC’s “This is Us”

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My Son’s Adoption Journey from infancy to searching: Part 4 Meeting His Birth Parents

We couldn’t wait to meet Alex's biological parents and his new brother, Kai. My husband Steve, my mom (Grandmom E), Alex’s oldest sister Alisa from Chicago, my brother and sister-in-law and my two nieces all came to our house to wait for Trina, Tommy, and Kai to visit. Alex’s roommate from college, Jed, came to… Continue reading My Son’s Adoption Journey from infancy to searching: Part 4 Meeting His Birth Parents