The following New York Times piece presents information on Catie and Kimberly, who “were adopted from China by a couple from Maine, who attempt to pass on a culture they’ve never known firsthand.”
During a recent staff meeting, our Director of Adoption Kathy Crissey shared an interesting video with Adoption STAR staff. You can find the video via the following link: “Chinese, on the Inside”
There was a very robust discussion after viewing the film. Watch the clip for yourself to discover what thoughts and feelings it elicits in you. This is a very useful tool not only for adoption professionals, but also for adoptive parents that have adopted transracially (as well as prospective adoptive parents that are considering transracial adoption).