In last night’s episode of “This is Us,” adoptee Randall and his birth father William took a road trip to Memphis to learn more about William’s past. For Randall, it was an opportunity to see where his birth father grew up, meet birth relatives he had never met before and learn more about his history.
The episode brought up many good ideas for adult adoptees looking to reconnect with their birth family history. But, what if an adoptee is a child or a birth family reunion is not possible? In this blog post, American Adoptions offers some tips for adoptive families and adoptees looking to learn more about their adoption story or reconnect with birth families, whatever the circumstances.