22 year old Chinese-American Adoptee reunited with Birth Parents in China

Dec. 19, 2017, 1:23 p.m.

A South China Morning Post article reviewing the unlikely reunion of Kati Pohler, a Chinese adoptee raised in Michigan, with her Chinese birth family in Hangzhou, China in August 2017. This reunion was filmed by the BBC but it was originally made possible through Kati’s adoptive parents having been given a note written by her birth parents at the time of relinquishment in China in 1995. Adoption practices in China soon after this generally prohibited the passing of clothes, notes, and other mementos left with relinquished infants to adoptive parents.

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