Hi to everyone who may read this. As you all probably know from some of my previous work, I'm adopted. I was adopted at the age of six, and have two biological sisters (younger) who were also adopted into the same family as me
I'm 26 years old now, and for almost all of my life, I've never had a real desire to find my birth parents, other siblings, or anything along those lines. But, lately as I grow older, and become closer and closer to the age where I myself am going to be a Mom, my feelings on this have slightly changed. I'm most interested in my medical information, but have other questions as well. Luckily for me, I do remember some things and have more information than most do in my situation. I know I was born in North Carolina in March 1977. I know the names of my birth parents, first and last, and I have a general idea of what part of North Carolina I was born in. A few days ago, I requested to obtain my medical information from the County I was adopted in. They explained to me that my case just like all cases in NC is sealed and I would only be able to get non-identifying information, meaning no names or addresses, anything like that. While that is fine with me, I still have all these questions, like do I have other brothers and sisters, and what really happened all those years ago? I have some memories, but so much time has passed that they have become fuzzy and then sometimes I wonder are the memories, or dreams, or what? I'm writing to all of you in hopes that maybe we could have some type of discussion regarding this. I know that all of you out there have different professions, ideas, thoughts, suggestions and I would be open to hearing anything you might want to say. Maybe someone out there could even shed some light on what I do next if I want to persue this. I have looked at name databases, but so far nothing has popped up. I am sorry for the ramble, but this is really important to me. I trust the folks who read my work here, and am glad I have you all. Please take care. God bless.
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