• Lion Cub in Search of his Original Pride The life story of Saroo Brierley is characterised by some extraordinary events since he was lost in India and subsequently adopted by an Australian couple in Tasmania. His memoir A Long Way Home became an international best seller when first published in 2012 and the recent release of Lion, the feature film adapted from his […] Thomas Graham 2 responses February 27, 2017
  • Intercountry and Transracial Adoptee Experiences of Search and Reunion Australia, like several other western countries, is home to many intercountry and transracial adopted people taken into local families over the past fifty years. Similar to other adopted people, these intercountry adoptees are likely, at some point in their adult lives, to seek their personal information, want to explore their origins and, where possible, find […] Thomas Graham No responses August 5, 2016
  • Coming of Age ‘What if abandoning a child was the greatest act of love this world has ever known?’ This statement was made by Victor Alexeyev, one of five young adult adopted people, who spoke at the Coming of Age session at the Redefining Family¬†conference in Auckland. Victor, along with Alex Gilbert, Alexander Kuch, Katya Murray and Voichita […] Thomas Graham No responses March 18, 2016
  • Redefining Family Conference: Early this year I attended the Redefining Family Conference in Auckland, New Zealand. This conference provided a first time opportunity for me and others to listen to researchers, professionals and lay-persons from the fields of donor conception, surrogacy and adoption reflect on, and explore the dynamics, of families created through these means. Not that I’m […] Thomas Graham One response March 2, 2016