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Connections: Local adoptees weigh in on new state law allowing them to access birth certificates

For the first time in nearly 85 years, adoptees born in New York State are able to access their original birth certificates. Legislation making that...
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Thu, 01/30/2020 - 9:16am
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After decades-long fight for access to birth certificates, NY adoptees say it's a monumental day

For the first time in 84 years, adopted people born in New York state have access to their original birth certificates. A new law to unseal those...
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Thu, 01/16/2020 - 12:20am
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Adoptees celebrate new state law allowing access to birth certificates

Starting Jan. 15, adoptees over the age of 18 in New York state will be able to access their birth certificate without a court order. Brad Cupples is an...
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Fri, 12/27/2019 - 11:53am
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New York law gives adoptees access to birth certificates

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signed legislation that allows New York to join nine other states that allow adoptees to receive a certified copy of their...
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Thu, 11/14/2019 - 12:13pm
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Connections: Understanding the emotional impacts of foster care and adoption

We’ve been hearing national conversations about the emotional price children pay after being separated from their parents at the Mexican border. A local...
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Wed, 10/24/2018 - 11:40am
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