Adoptee Stories

S2E4 Annie Peguero’s Story

Aug 9, 2017

For over 40 years, all Annie Peguero knew about her birth family was that she was born in Greenville, PA, and that she had Italian blood in her. Although her adoptive family loved and supported her throughout her life, she went through some tough times in her high school years and throughout her 20s, where she felt…

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S1E46 Brad Pearse’s Story

Jun 21, 2017

Brad Pearse shares his adoption story. He was found as an abandoned baby in the Philippines and was severely underweight. A family from Denver wanted to adopt a baby from that country and were waiting for the call to be matched. God brought them together and by a miracle, Brad would be the one to…

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S1E43 Jen Milian’s Story

May 17, 2017

Jen Milian was adopted from Colombia into a loving family as a baby. She had no idea that 6 (maybe more!) of her biological siblings were also given up for adoption. One of her biological brothers grew up just miles from her in New York. On this episode of ADOPTION NOW, Jen talks about what…

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S1E39 Lauren Stokes

Apr 19, 2017

Lauren Stokes, M.A., L.P.C., is a licensed professional counselor at Create Connectivity Counseling PLLC. She is also a writer for Adoption.com. She is an adult adoptee who was raised in an open adoption. This means that after she was adopted at 2 1/2 weeks old, her adoptive parents allowed her biological parents into Lauren’s life.…

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S1E33 Jen’s Story

Jan 25, 2017

Jen Donahue was adopted as a baby. She talks about life as a child and talks openly about her experience in a family as the only adopted child. When Jen turned 37, she finds her birthmother in Denver. Her journey to fill in the holes of her birth story are amazing! Listen to it on…

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S1E26 Allison’s Story

Nov 30, 2016

Allison was adopted as a baby, and at 27, she searches for her Birthmom to find out some medical information. When Allison finds her, you won’t believe how her story unfolds! Listen to it on iTunes.

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S1E20 Sarah Wenger’s Story

Oct 11, 2016

Sarah Wenger was adopted at 4 months old. She is filled with grace, love and truth about her journey through life. She speaks on growing up in a diverse family and what her parents did that helped her feel safe and connected. Listen to it on iTunes. 

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S1E17 Silas Hopkins’ Story

Sep 21, 2016

Silas was adopted from Ethiopia as a teenager. He talks about life in the orphanage, his transition to America, and his amazing journey back to his country to find his birth parents. He is the oldest of the 13 Hopkins’ children. Listen to it on iTunes. 

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S1E11 Megan Clark’s Story

Aug 10, 2016

Megan Clark was adopted from Korea at 11 months old. The transition to America was not easy for her. Hear how her parents loved her through that time and how she finally attached. Megan shares how thankful she is that she got a forever family and she gives advice for adoptive parents who are raising…

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S1E10 Aaron and Dominick Wagner

Aug 4, 2016

Two brothers adopted from the foster care system. How they ended up together in the same home is a miracle. Do not miss this interview as they encourage interracial families to stay strong and unified. Both brothers are married now and are talented musicians. Listen to it on iTunes. 

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