"Every year, prejudice and injustice destroy lives
and hurt the future of our nation. Now is the time
to create a better tomorrow. Now is the time
for change."

 

ADOPTION QUOTES

Powerful, inspirational, and known for digging deep beneath the surface, Dr. DaShanne Stokes has been quoted around the world in books, newspapers, religious sermons, and beyond. Collected here are some of his most memorable quotes about adoption and foster care.


 

 

 

 

DaShanne Stokes

"Adoption isn't just a childhood experience, it's a life-long experience."
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"What matters most is not 'what' you are, but 'who' you are."
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"Blood can help make family, but family often transcends blood."
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"People think that LGBTs adopting children will hurt them, but it's not being in loving homes that hurts children most."
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"Discovering that I was adopted redefined my entire world, but it taught me that who you are doesn't change."
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"If the system were designed to protect adoptees, why do so many have to fight for their rights?"
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"It's illegal to deny people their records due to race or gender. Adoptees deserve the same rights and protections."
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"Adoptees deserve open records because deception and partial truths do not set us free."
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"Being denied their original birth certificates isn't just a problem for adoptees. It's a social problem, requiring social change."
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"Laws forbidding adoptees from accessing their original birth certificates are outdated and need to be changed today."
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"Adoptee rights are everyone's rights, and they deserve to be protected."
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