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 (Part 2) will we talk to Mariah about the trip she and her mother took to Brazil to meet her birth family. Did the reunion meet Mariah's expectations? What happened? Who did she meet? Listen in to hear the most powerful moments for Mariah, as well as her thoughts and feelings when leaving Brazil to return home. How did this trip to meet birth family change Mariah's relationship with her parents? 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 2 of this exciting story!
Part 1: Preparing for the visit
Part 2: The meeting
Part 3: The follow-up - what does this look like now?