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What makes you feel different? 2022 year in review

Adoptee edition...



[Slide text:

Slide one: What makes you feel different? Adoptee edition.

Slide two: When someone mentions something culturally and expects me to understand it because I'm Chinese.

Slide three: When I'm surrounded by my white relatives who are biologically related.

Slide four: When my friends look like their parents, and I don't.

Slide five: I can't speak Chinese but people assume I can.

Slide six: When the French school system didn't see my birth certificate as legitimate because of my adoption and "record of a foreign birth."

Slide seven: Not knowing anything genetically about myself.]


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