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Leading with hope: Buckner president shares stories of perseverance and hope during COVID-19
Buckner President and CEO Albert Reyes shares an update on how Buckner staff are pulling together, both domestically and internationally, to serve...

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Talking to adopted persons about birth families and adoption paperwork
Natasha was adopted internationally when she was 12 years old. She shares her personal perspective as an adult adopted person on access to adoption...

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An adult adopted person's perspective on transracial adoption
Kitty experienced international adoption as a child. Now an adult, she shares her feelings on being raised in a transracial family in America. ...

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Justice looks like the kingdom of God
Dr. Albert Reyes, Buckner president and CEO, originally wrote this column for the Baptist Standard as part of a special series "Justice looks like...

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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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