Find solutions to your adoption brick walls

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  • Video guide

    Understand adoption issues, discover the key records (and how you access them) and learn all about using genetic genealogy to trace your roots; collaborate with distant cousins and compile a biological family tree going back generations

  • Learn from an expert

    Genealogist and adoptee Dr Penny Walters uses examples from her own incredible search for ancestral roots to help you learn how to combine traditional and DNA research in your family history quest

  • Bonus content

    We have two downloads to help you explore this topic further: you'll find the course slides for easy reference PLUS 'Adoption' by Dr Penny Walters, an article packed with tips and originally published in 'Family Tree'

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