I'm Adopted: The Podcast

I'm Adopted: The Podcast

Alex Gilbert who is a Russian-New Zealand Adoptee and Founder of the I'm Adopted community, opens up the topic of adoption, sharing other stories and why it's important to connect with others.... Show More

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December 3, 2019 17 min

This is our final episode of I'm Adopted for the 2019 season. We will be right back with our new season in the New Year! Thank you so much!

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In this Episode of I'm Adopted, Romanian Adoptee Alex Kuch is still hosting with us and this week he shares with us his views on the global state of International Adoptions.

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This week on I'm Adopted, Romanian-German-Kiwi Adoptee Alexander Kuch is hosting while Alex Gilbert is away. This week Alex talks about his own views on adoption.

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In this Episode of I'm Adopted, we take a look at some of the incredible stories that were told on our podcast. We revisit Janna Lambs story, Alex Kuch's story, Daria Rottenberk's story and Allyson Duranceau's story.

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November 5, 2019 22 min

In this Episode of I'm Adopted, Romanian Adoptee Alexander Kuch joins us to talk about his views on his birth country, Romania.

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In this Episode of I'm Adopted, Adoptees Alex Gilbert and Alex Kuch talk about what National Adoption Awareness Month means to them.

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October 23, 2019 15 min

In this Episode of I'm Adopted, we are joined with Romanian-German Adoptee Alex Kuch to talk about our first and earliest memories growing up as an adoptee.

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This in this Episode of I'm Adopted, American-Russian Adoptee Allyson Duranceau shares with us her story, about the relationship with her family who raised her in the United States as well as the contact and meet up with her birth family in Moscow, Russia.

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In this Episode of I'm Adopted, Alex Gilbert talks about how his birth parents might have been feeling before meeting him in Russia for the first time in 2013.

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In this Episode of I'm Adopted, Tajikistani-New Zealand Adoptee Sarah Berghan joins us to talk about her story. Sarah was adopted at the age of only one month old from the city of Dushanbe in Tajikistan. She lived there until the age of two years old while her New Zealand parents did missionary work in an orphanage in the same city. She then came to New Zealand with her parents and four siblings. This is her story.<... Read more

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September 24, 2019 22 min

In this weeks episode of I'm Adopted, Romanian-German-Kiwi Adoptee Alexander Kuch speaks with Alex Gilbert about the personal and emotional challenges that every adoptee may face across their journey. Every experience is Different.

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Alex Schmidt is an Russian-American Adoptee currently residing in Seattle Washington. In this Episode of I'm Adopted he shares with us his story and journey.

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In this Episode of I’m Adopted, Russian-American Adoptee Daria Rottenberk joins us to share her story. She was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia and adopted to America when she was six years old. Her story is touching, special and unique. Thank you Daria for joining us this week!

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In this Episode of I'm Adopted, Romanian-German-Kiwi Adoptee Alex Kuch joins Alex Gilbert to talk about some of the most common questions and challenges asked as an adoptee.

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In this Episode of I'm Adopted, Russian-New Zealand adoptee Alex Gilbert talks about his first impressions of Russia when he met his birth parents for the first time in 2013.

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August 20, 2019 26 min

In this Episode of I'm Adopted, Alex Gilbert talks about his childhood as an adoptee, what he would ask his parents about with his own adoption and the questions that he would often ask.

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In this Episode of I'm Adopted, Alex Gilbert organised a talk with his birth father Mihail (Misha) about his life and his relationship with Alex. Mihail only knew about Alex in 2013 when he reached out to him via social media. Alex met Mihail for the first time at the end of 2013 in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

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In this Episode Russian-New Zealand Adoptee Alex Gilbert talks about the right age to search for your birth family or birth parents. Be honest, be prepared for anything and never give up hope. Do a search only when you feel it's right.

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In this episode Alex talks about the importance of I'm Adopted and how the project started in 2015. This month we celebrated four years of the I'm Adopted project.

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In this episode, Russian-New Zealand Adoptee Janna Lamb sat down with Alex to talk about why she did the search for her birth family in Russia, what she learnt about visiting them in Russia and why she decided to take the journey herself, with the full support of her New Zealand parents.

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