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Our adopters below have shared their real stories about their own personal adoption journey.

Adopter Stories

Our adopters are from a wide variety of backgrounds, cultures, ages, ethnicities, as unique and diverse as the 2,400+ children currently waiting for a forever home through adoption. There is no ‘perfect’ adopter. What they all have in common is the time, commitment, stability and love in their lives to offer a child or children.

Carol

Carol

Dr Carol Dennis, aged 58 from South London adopted Kwame aged 4 two years ago with her partner. Infertility...

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Fran

Fran

Fran Lusack is a single adopter of Jamaican and West African heritage who is the proud parent of a daughter...

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Rachel & Paul

Rachel shares her adoption story: "My husband, Paul and I adopted a sibling group of three children, Sarah,...

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Ruth

Ruth

Ruth, 44, talks about her journey to adoption with Adoption Matters. “I looked into Adoption Matters, I ran...

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Sarah’s Story

My name is Sarah, born and brought up in Middlesex, but I moved to Wilmslow with my husband many years ago....

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Charlie

Just over fifty years ago, I would have been arrested in the UK for promoting the fact I was a gay male. Ba...

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