All Blog Posts Tagged 'Adoption' (4)

All Souls' Day

Death ends a life. But it does not end a relationship, which struggles on in the survivor's mind, toward some resolution, which it may never find. -- The character Gene Garrison in the film "I Never Cried for My Father"



My Dad appeared to me this morning, most…

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Added by Gerry Regan on November 1, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments

What Is An Orphan Train?

Orphan trains were a social experiment which transported the unwanted child and street kids from New York City, Boston, Chicago, and other crowded Northeastern cities to the Midwest U.S. for adoption. The genealogy of many of these 200,000 orphaned and abandoned kids who were moved…

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Added by Dee Notaro on May 14, 2014 at 4:30am — 4 Comments

‘Birthday Boy’: Seeking Patrick O’Connor

I have not always been Gerry Regan.

I was born Patrick O’Connor, on February 26, 1953, to a woman I finally met 44 years later. And on learning my first and last name, I was frankly surprised. The name seemed stage-Irish, recalling for me, Harrigan and Hart. For a…

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Added by Gerry Regan on February 26, 2014 at 12:30pm — 28 Comments

My Sister Kathleen

My search for information on my long lost sister, Kathleen, using all means available.

The first knowledge I had concerning the existence of my sister, was relayed to me in Scotland, in January, 1996.  I was on holiday, visiting a cousin, along with my eldest daughter and my youngest…

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Added by Stanley Garrett Hogan on July 25, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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