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What is adoption gaslighting?
Dr. Chaitra Wirta-Leiker is a licensed psychologist with professional training in Theraplay, TBRI and EMDR. She is also an international-adopted...

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Roy submits resignation, continues to be involved in Buckner programs as volunteer
Throughout her time at Buckner and prior, working with Aldine Y.O.U.T.H. Community Center, Shawna Roy has been an important part of the Houston...

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When is it OK to share an adopted person's private story?
When and with whom is it appropriate to share private information about an adopted child’s story? Shannon Cerise, LCSW and Buckner contract...

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No two adoptions are the same: An adult adopted person's perspective on the sensitivities associated with adoption
Natasha was adopted internationally as a child. Now an adult, she shares her personal perspective on the sensitivities adoptees can feel when asked...

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Celebrating adult adopted persons
November is National Adoption Month. During this month we typically focus on children who need the love and safety of a family through foster care or...

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Why should I volunteer?
Since 1879, Buckner has been serving vulnerable children, families and seniors but life transformation would not be possible without the help of our...

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God's perfect timing and purpose during a pandemic
In 20 years of service at Buckner International, Anna Rodriquez knows God's timing is perfect ... even during a pandemic. ...

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Volunteering is 'simply a part of life'
Nelda Turner proves there is a place for everyone to volunteer and use their unique skills to meet the needs of vulnerable children and families. ...

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Today is North Texas Giving Day: Bring hope to your community
This North Texas Giving Day, your gift can have even greater impact for those most vulnerable in our community. ...

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Leading with hope: Buckner president shares an encouraging update of hope during COVID-19
Encouragement during difficult times is so important. Buckner President and CEO Albert Reyes shares how you have helped bring hope and encouragement...

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