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ADOPTION

by Kenji
(from) To an Adopted Child “Never forget for a single minute You didn’t grow under my heart But in it.” - Missing from the site: Twin Sisters of Kyoto Lost Chapter of Snow: Passion This list is intended as a resource for anyone interested in the subject, which i think is quite important, as it deals with issues of identity, loss, search, institutions, wider conditions, social and inter-national attitudes. I’ve included informal as well as formal adoptions here. Suggestions welcome Adoptees: Carl-Theodor Dreyer Ray Liotta Marilyn Monroe Michael Bay Priscilla Presley Ingrid Bergman (looked after by aunt and uncle after parents’… Read more

(from) To an Adopted Child

“Never forget for a single minute
You didn’t grow under my heart
But in it.”

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Missing from the site:

Twin Sisters of Kyoto
Lost Chapter of Snow: Passion

This list is intended as a resource for anyone interested in the subject, which i think is quite important, as it deals with issues of identity, loss, search, institutions, wider conditions, social and inter-national attitudes. I’ve included informal as well as formal adoptions here.

Suggestions welcome

Adoptees:
Carl-Theodor Dreyer
Ray Liotta
Marilyn Monroe
Michael Bay
Priscilla Presley
Ingrid Bergman (looked after by aunt and uncle after parents’ deaths)
Naomi Kawase (by her grandmother)
Anna Magnani
Stan Brakhage
Peter Finch
George Cole
Jack Nicholson (by grandparents, believing them his parents)
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Krishna (fostered to prevent his being killed)
Jesus Christ (by Joseph)
Eleanor Roosevelt
Bill Clinton
Jesse Jackson
Crazy Horse
Edgar Allen Poe
Nelson Mandela
Edgar Allen Poe (fostered not formally adopted by a merchant when orphaned)
Debbie Harry
William the Conqueror
Aristotle
Ella Fitzgerald
Joseph Conrad (by family)
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Moses
Marshall Tito
Eric Clapton (by grandparents)
Leo Tolstoy
John James Audubon
Roman Abramovic
Dalai Lamas (by monks)
Mike Tyson (raised in institution then guardianship)

Adopters:
Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie
Steven Spielberg
Shimizu Hiroshi
Mia Farrow
Sharon Stone
Julie Andrews
Jane Fonda
Henry Fonda
Diane Keaton
Bette Davis
Paul Newman
Harpo Marx
Eric Morecambe
Walt Disney
Michelle Pfeiffer
Isabella Rossellini
Jane Russell
Robert Shaw
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Alexander the Great
Madonna.

Other adoptees/adopters in the film world please. Read less