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Navigating the waters of adoption and reunion: What is my story?

by (Adoptees Connect)

Submitted 10-30-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

This piece was written by John Glass. Growing up being adopted never felt terribly unusual. I had wonderful parents, a great sister, & an older brother who I idolized and was also adopted. To my parent’s credit, I always knew I was...

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“Healthy U” Lecture Discusses End-of-Life Questions

by (Covenant Villag...)

Submitted 04-25-2016 under

“Sharing the Journey:  Supporting a Friend or Neighbor at End-of-Life” is the lecture topic for Covenant Village of the Great Lakes’ “Healthy U” lecture on Monday, May 9, 2016, beginning at 10 a.m. Covenant Village...

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Alzheimer's Association Dial-In Support Group

by (kimsmith)

Submitted 02-23-2016 under

The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Groups are designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers through regularly scheduled meetings. They help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems....

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Navigating the Infertility Journey: A One-Night Informational Open House

by (mnovotny)

Submitted 02-12-2015 under

Join RESOLVE of West Michigan, The ART of Infertility & Greater Hopes Family Services for a unique one-night event showcasing stories and art of infertile couples as well as an opportunity to learn more about the adoption process. The ART of...

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Stay at home moms seek support through national group

by (jeneanz)

Submitted 03-05-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Mocha Moms Inc. is a support group in Grand Rapids that meets once a month at the Kentwood Library. Mocha Moms is a national organization with over 100 chapters across the country. The mission of Mocha Moms is to support mothers of color who...

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Our Infertility Story: Struggling to find support in the #1 city to raise a family

by (mnovotny)

Submitted 11-14-2013 under VOICES

Kevin and I are relatively new to Grand Rapids. In the summer of 2010, we discovered that Kevin’s job would be moving us from Milwaukee to Grand Rapids. Recently married and excited to start our lives together, we packed up our things and...

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Adoption Reflection Group for Birthmothers

by (D.A. Blodgett S...)

Submitted 12-16-2009 under NONPROFITS

D.A. Blodgett for Children is hosting an Adoption Reflection Group for Birthmothers. We know that relinquishing a child for adoption has a lifelong impact on mothers and we believe that no woman should have to travel this road alone. We invite any...

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