Colombian Influence

Colombian Influence

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“Why am I like this? Where did I come from? Why can’t any of these Minnesotans properly cut and style my curly hair?!” This barely brushes the surface when it comes to an adoptee making their way through life. There are few resources for people like Erika & Resa, so they created their own. Initially as co-workers, they discovered they were from the same orphanage in Bogota, Colombia. Despite the similarity, they have very different stories, and have become like sisters through this connection to their roots. They will interview family, friends, each other, and dive into the psychological impact of adoption from all angles. Any and all questions are welcome, as the hosts will teach their audience how to appropriately practice this conversation in the future.

Baby Be Brave

TW: Mentions of sexual assault in this episode Today we interview Michelle– the voice and adoptee behind Baby Be Brave. We connected with her on Instagram initially and have supported each other’s work through the platform. Now we finally get to sit down and talk with Michelle about her journey as a Romanian adoptee. She has gone through a tumultuous healing journey as the answers she was seeking for so long kept throwing her a curveball. Now through Baby Be Brave, she supports other adoptees through her conversations, her campaign for Adoptee Awareness Day, and supporting National Adoption Awareness Month alongside the adoptee community.

Be sure to follow her page at babybebrave_ on Instagram!

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