Mariah was born in Brazil and was adopted by her parents almost 21 year ago. She grew up in a loving home where the story of her adoption was shared openly. Over the years the possibility of visiting Brazil to meet birth family was occassionally brought up by Mariah's mother, but Mariah showed no interest. Then the day finally came - Mariah announced that she was ready to meet her birth family.
In this podcast we will talk to a mother and daughter who will share details of their story, as well as what led to the life changing decision to meet the birth family. Mariah and her mother will discusss the planning and preparation that went into such a big decision.
Part 1: Preparing for the visit
Part 2: The meeting
Part 3: The follow-up - what does this look like now?
We are excited about the opportunity to explore not only the events that occured, but the emotions that became a large part of this journey. Join us for Part 1 of this exciting story!