Personal China Adoption Stories

This page provides links to Personal China Adoption Stories available on the web. Every one is different, but each adds dimension to the story of China adoption. Many stories include adoption diaries, photos, trip journals, and other wonderful information, including links to all sorts of interesting and helpful sites for families thinking about or pursuing a China adoption.

 

1992 October Wu Dong Xuan Nanchang, Jiangxi

1994 Louisa Evelyn Bartlett-Sloan
Madalyn Kim Sen Le Nanjing, Jiangsu
Maria Jones Wuhu/Hefei, Anhui
Clare Lin Crawford Changzhou

1995 Mai Mai Saems Yanzhou
MayHannah Jo Tooley Hangzhou
Callie Yang Li Nanjing, Jiangsu
Suki Hood Fuyang
PanPan Amelia Thomas

1996 Emilee Breuer Nanchang, Jiangxi
  Julia Ida Bartlett-Sloan
  Emily Langstaff Zhuzhou, Hunan
  Sara Gurrad Nanchang, Jiangxi
  Lara Elisabeth McClure Yangchun, Guangdong
  Elizabeth Bourland Guixi, Jiangxi
  MayKennedy Wright Yangzhou, Jiangsu
  MayLili Marie Jin Ling Knutson Jinhua, Zhejiang
  Keysha Christenson Tongling/Hefei
  Keysha
  Leah Anderson Shangrao, Jiangxi
  Zanah Rose SuSu Maggio Huazhou, Guangdong
  Josephine Ytjin Brandt Jeppesen Changzhou, Jianxu
  Meiya Bao Kittleson Berkey Nanchang, Jiangxi
  Mei Lin Nanchang, Jiangxi
  Kaitlyn Taomei & Jessica Taoli Reber Nanchang, Jiangxi
  Tessa Ann Howard Hangzhou, Zhejiang
  Molly Katharin Rebekah-Lin FuXing Stults Tongshan, Hubei

1997 Aurora WeiSuan Morrison YiYang, Hunan
  Autumn Coleman Nanjing, Jiangsu
  Jenna Lin DeVille Taizhou, Jiangsu
  Wu Ba Ying Visser Wuhu, Anhui
  Jenna Chen Sanders Chenzhou, Hunan/Changsha
  MayQuinn Lynette Bodie Nanchang, Jiangxi
  MayPei Xing van Dijen Qichun, Hubei
  MayEmily Elizabeth Jin Jin Jones Huanggan, Hubei
  Melissa Mei-Li Shan-Xia Lowary Wuxi City, Jiangsu
  Marissa Yang Bao Patterson Yangchun, Guangdong
  Pablo Yi Romo Gonzalez  
  Tia Linn McLean Chengdu, Sichuan
  Alice Jiaojiao Higginbotham Nanchang, Jiangxi
  Mia Li Chen Yangjiang, Guangdong
  Joshua Chengdu, Sichuan
  Bailee Marie Egan Yangchun, Guangdong
  Lisa Juanjuan Crawford Guilin
  Emma Kasper Nanfeng, Jiangxi
  Alexandra YueQing Scheer Hefei, Anhui
  Aubri He Qun Robertazzi Hangzhou, Zhejiang
  Rachel Xueying Gaoming, Guangdong
  Amanda Keller Zhenjiang, Jiangsu
  Sarah Yanwei Dykstra Wuhu City, Anhui

1998 Melody Yuanyuan Forslind Nanjing
Sophie Laifeng Wangen WuHu Anhui
Kailee Makena Wells Changde, Hunan
Arden Sage JianXin Wing Jiande, Zhejiang
Jade Angellaya CenCen Dalton Bengbu, Anhui
Elinor Vera YuXiu Greenwald Xinyi, Guangdong
Grace Fu Youjuan Mladenik Linchuan, Jiangxi
Molly Rose Agress Changde, Hunan
Jenna Lin Zhanjiang, Guangdong
Thacia Joy Stirling Hangzhou
Stephanie Susan Xiao Zhen Stringer Linchuan, Jiangxi
Gina Joy Shi Shao Keagy Shaoyang, Hunan
Mei Houser Wuhan, Hubei
Juliet Marie Tai Thompson Hefei, Anhui
MayJenna Breuer Nanning, Guangxi
MayAllie B. Yangzhou, Jiangsu
MayChloe Nanjing, Jiangsu
MayMadison Jewel Wright Chengdu, Sichuan
Lydia Jane Harris  
Kate Dian Browder Tongling, Anhui
Rebecca Jade Marfia Nanchang, Jiangxi
Claire Bian Campbell Wuhan, Hubei
Nora Elizabeth Qiao Boles Guangzhou, Guangdong
Valerie Rose Laixi Wuhu, Anhui
Gracie Lee Yan Yiwu, Zhejiang
Morgan Frances Feng Sweeney Nanjing, Jiangsu
Creighton Alessandra Ai-Jie Changde, Hunan
Anna Marie Jiangmen, Guangdong
Mei Lu Christina Ann Barnum Fuzhou
Emmeline Bourland Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu
Ajiet Lihe Huizer Lishui, Zhejiang
Jade Wei Hua Reneau Xianyang, Shaanxi
Meaghan Elizabeth Fu Ling Gietzen Yangjiang, Guangdong
Gao Kang Gaoyou, Jiangsu
Sian Beth Yi Tongling, Anhui
LiAn Makana Noonan Polk Yiyang, Hunan
Maya Faye "Bei Bei" Ponzini Nanjing, Jiangsu
Katharine Grace Yongzhou, Hunan

1999 Leigh Taylor JiangBei Kauffman Zhenjiang, Jiangsu
Josephine Xiaoyun Rudoff Yangdong, Guangdong
Claire Yuan Yu McManus Hefei, Anhui
Eliot (Elly) An-Jiang Griffin Zhenjiang, Jiangsu
Danna Li Sheron Huanggang, Hubei
Julia Jade Noodleman Yueyang, Hunan
Avery Gen Findling Leping, Jiangxi
Group 123 Jiujiang, Jiangxi
MayLia Haiying Good Guangzhou, Guangdong
MayMargaret LouShan Anderson Loudi, Hunan
MayVictoria Gayle Gutian, Fujian
Madison Elizabeth WenLi Kauffman Changzhou, Jiangsu
Jaclyn Hope Champnella Kunming, Yunnan
Sarah Chengdu, Sichuan
Lilli Anya Xiaoqing Niester Dianbai, Guangdong
Emma Lockridge Chengdu, Sichuan
Piper Qiu-Ping Hefei, Anhui
Jinyu Celia Jade Nanping, Fujian
Emma Marie Longyan, Fujian
JoyLynne Ning Nanning, Guangxi
Emily An
Rachael Sun Diamond Feidong, Anhui
Luan Shi Rui Visser Shiyan, Hubei
Chun Tian Riddick Hefei, Anhui
Stephen Chenglong Forslind Nanjing, Jiangsu
Sadira Yuling Wang Luian, Anhui
Hanna WenXi Bloch Qingcheng, Guangdong
AnnaKate MeiLi Scheer Yangdong, Guangdong
Kaylee Grace Zhiyu Lammers Yueyang, Hunan
Charlie Rose Xiaoxuan Thompson Kungming, Yunnan
Mia Grace Dan Ying Hangzhou, Zhejiang
Daniel Fei Xue Urumqi, Xinjiang
Kylee Maire Quio Ling McLean Yangdong, Guangdong
Mahli Jane Qu Ting Knutson Qujiang, Guangdong
Sydney Anne Kunming, Yunnan
Kaitlyn Bao and Carly Bei Brooks Zhuzhou, Hunan
Emma ZiYuan Nanchang, Jiangxi
Wen Jing van Dijen Yangzhou, Jiangsu
Lea Qi Stripp Lanxi, Zhejiang
Michaela WenLu Marie Thornton Chongqing, Sichuan
Malia Clark Shaoxing, Zhejiang
Zoé Qian Ruo Weir Linchuan, Jiangxi
Amira Claire Mazar Yugan, Jiangxi
Lydia Anderson Shangrao, Jiangxi
Eliza Grace Yuxiang Foran Xinyi, Guangdong
Zoe Lin Roensch Yongfeng, Jiangxi
Kaitlyn Xiao Yan Wilson Changzhou, Jiangsu
Evelyn Li Yan Shenyang, Liaoning
Daisy Miller-Fuentes Kunming, Yunnan
Anna Wenhua Tippett Huainan, Anhui

2000 Cathryn Jiang-Bi Haddick Lianjiang, Guangdong
Danni Wuhan, Hubei
Sarah Elizabeth Snavely Hefei, Anhui
Yanmei Maak Bloom Jinchang, Gansu
Rachel Renee Xia Foshan, Guangdong
Lily Criden Yueyang, Hunan
Nicole An Yu Barnes Gao'an, Jiangxi
MayNicole ShanQing Amstutz Nanchang, Jiangxi
MayVictoria Boyes Nanchang, Jiangxi
Morgan Mei Tian Brown Wuchuan, Guangdong
Elizabeth Xiao Chai Maoming, Guangdong
Raimi Wei-Lin Woodruff Changsha, Hunan
Elizabeth Rosanne Allenbrand Xiangtan, Hunan
Emily Chongqing, Sichuan
Elissa JinMei Yujiang, Jiangxi
Helen Yi-Min Swann Fuzhou, Fujiang
Hannah Hackenberger Tongling, Anhui
Zoey Xiang Cox Lianjiang, Guangdong
Nike Cassandra Thomasson Hefei, Anhui
Kaziah Mao Xiao Lian Maoming, Guangdong
Meredith Grace Jiangmen
Elaina Yuzhang Zhanjiang, Guangdong
Laura Anne Gui McReynolds Changsha, Hunan
Noelle Yongwei Barr Guiyang, Guizhou
Breanna Chunhui Neal Huainan, Anhui
Rachel Anne Lingzhu Yueyang, Hunan
Catina Lee Yunmeng, Hubei
Kaitlynn Li-Jiang Husovky Yunmeng, Hubei
Lalie Yintao Peto Yangzhou, Jiangsu
Kara Lin Bratlie Shanghai
Lillia Kathryn Vaughn Cenxi, Guangxi
Jenny Lowe Jingmen, Hubei
Julia Alexandria Yu Zhuo Loudi, Hunan
Faith Ming Rude Changchun, Jilin
Krystal Anyi Allen Kunming, Yunnan
Melissa Xiumin Finn Nanjing, Jiangsu
Lotus Rongmei Huizer Xuanzhou, Anhui
Christina Hope Boothe Nanning, Guangxi
Stephanie Tanaka
Hanchuan, Hubei

2001 Aerin Mei Kathleen Marr Guixi, Jiangxi
Hannah Elizabeth Yizhen Xi'an, Shaanxi
Emily Rose Yu Zhuzhou, Hunan
Clara Xi Banaszak Plutzer Feixi, Anhui
Iris Fang Fang Kaler Chongqing, Sichuan
Lily Elizabeth Howard Hefei, Anhui
Bonnie DeYang Campbell Nanning, Guangxi
Paige Renee YuHui Rhein Changsha, Hunan
Olivia Faith MaoHong Fuzhou, Fujian
Grace Radeski Shanghai
Kiana Michelle Graves Xin Yu, Jiangxi
Mona ???, Hubei
Kaylyn Mei Xiao Lan
Dianbai, Guangdong
Zoe YueTong Martin-Parkinson Chaohu, Anhui
Cassidy Michelle Bayliss Jinjiang, Fujian
Xiao Qing Riddick Shenzhen, Guangdong
Sophia Claire Rinkenberger Nienaber Changzhou, Jiangsu
Jade Xiaoqing Vella-Wright  
Rebecca Yu Diamond Yongfeng, Jiangxi
  OctFaith McGhie Linchuan, Jiangxi
  Natalie Chunju Merrill Wuhan, Hubei

2002 Emma FuQiao Loisel Hanchuan, Hubei
Madeline Rose ZhongHui Dawson Anqing, Anhui
Myandra Guiping, Guanxi
Eva Xiao Mei Anderson Fuzhou, Fujian
Maleah Si Yong Keller Qingyuan, Guangdong
Ashley Yi Robinson Fuyuan, Yunnan
Lily RuiXiang Ruijin, Jiangxi
Ashley Yi Robinson Kunming, Yunnan
Katie Lihuan Dongguan, ???
Maya Lin Fleming Guiyang, Guizhou
Amanda Long Nu Barrett Hangzhou, Zhejiang
Sonam Yuting Wang Hangzhou, Zhejian
Daji Maak Bloom Yiwu, Zhejiang
Sheridan Jiang Nanning, Guangxi
Emily Kawada Jianxin, Jiangxi
Lili An Fu Qi Nelson  
Esther Grace Wen Li Xi'an Shaanxi
Oct.Bibi & Lulu's Bebe Yihuang, Jiangxi
Nov.June Ying Van Dam
Meredith Usher
Shea
Jaden Lin Pitsch
Andrea Akers

2003 Leslie Xiongling Folino Guiping, Guangxi
  Eleanor Rose Yu McReynolds Yiyang, Hunan
  Abigal Eaker YueYang, Hunan
  Lily Grace Johnson Chuzhou, Anhui
  waitLaura Tierney  
  waitRebecca  
  Natalie Ann and Neeleigh Celeste
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Yangchun, Guangdong
  Ellie Lauren Dingyuan, Hefei
  Julianna Selene Bengbu, Anhui
  Sarah Miller Gaozhou, Guangdong
  Lily Yi Meng Williams Yichun, Jiangxi
  Alexandra Grace XiaoLian Loos Yangxi, Guangdong
  waitOlivia Talley  
  waitBaby McGhee  
  waitRhenay ? Robinson  
  waitSamantha Jong  

2004 Jenna XiangLi Harrison Yueyang, Hunan
  Claire BoLing Junkins Guiping, Guangxi
  Madelen Zhenyuan, Guizhou
  Lila Grace Xinjin Watch Xi'an, Shaanxi
  Zhen Zhu Martin Forest Huai'an, Jiangsu
  MarNicole Doris Lin Dianbai, Guangdong
  MarTamlyn Tanaka Changsha, Hunan
  MayHannah Elyse Xi Shan Enger Kunming, Yunnan
  MaySarah Jadyn Jia McReynolds Jiayuguan, Gansu
  MayLian Songyuan, Jilin
  JunBaby Hope Lianjiang, Guangdong
  JunAshleigh Renxuan Barrett Lianyungang, Jiangsu
  AugEmma Grace YuNa Manubens Beijing
  AugElla Catherine Yu Archer Chongqing, Sichuan
  OctGroup 192 Hefei, Anhui
  NovKatie Huan-Duo Koper Maoming, Guangdong
  NovElizabeth Rae Kerber Yixing, Jiangsu
  NovMiyah Li Juan Konyn Dianbai, Guangdong
  NovRhenay Chuanhong Robinson Fuzhou, Jiangxi
  waitSabrina Rose  
  waitLily Mae Maxwell ???, Guangdong
  waitBaby Stanton  

2005 Hannah Gresham  
  waitAliyah Carrier  
  JanAlyssa Li Yongzhou, Hunan
  waitMary Rose Simpson  
  waitBaby Tolman  
  waitChloe Simone Goethel
 
  waitT & J's Baby  
  waitKatie-Beth Ridlon  
  waitHannah Joy  
  waitBaby Bashaw  
  waitBaby Blasingame  

 

Family Directory Home Pages

Huazhou, Guangdong
Yangchun, Guangdong
Chengdu
Chenzhou, Hunan
Huanggang, Hubei
Tongling
Lanxi, Zhejiang
Jiangxi
Chongqing Fuling First Social Welfare Institute
Quzhou
 

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