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Adoption rights

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Keith Report 26 Aug 2013 20:04

The tv programme Long Lost family has repeatedly refered to 'specialists in adoption' when looking for people who have been adopted.
Who are these specialists who appear to be able to a reverse look up into files?
My understanding is that only the adoptees can approach the agencies to discover their birth parents, not those looking for long lost siblings
Any advice would be welcome


jax Report 26 Aug 2013 20:14

I wondered that as well.

Maybe they were given a few back handers to find the info :-D


GlitterBaby Report 26 Aug 2013 21:15

Do they use the expression "special intermediary"

Seems they contact the adopted first before giving any info the the TV company


KathleenBell Report 26 Aug 2013 23:45

Have a look here where it gives some information:-

Kath. x


Cynthia Report 27 Aug 2013 13:11

Hello Keith and welcome to the Community Boards. :-

As Keith is a new poster, I'll send a friendly message on how to return to his thread. :-)