In Memory Of

This page is in memory of the numerous mothers who took their lives because they lost their children to adoption as well as the numerous adoptee’s that could not get over the pain of losing their first mother. Please post the name and date of death. God rest their souls as the torture was too much to bear.
You can add your own eulogy for a lost loved one by clicking add comment. Please list whether an adoptee or natural parent.

October 25, 2014:
In memory of Sean H. Sadly the pain of adoption finally consumed him at age 25. My friend and support in adoptoland. He will be missed greatly. You WERE wanted and you WERE loved. Your daddy knows, I told him for you. Rest my friend, VP

In memory of ‘Rose Taken’, otherwise known as Kristy. She is a mother to two children; one whom she lost to forced adoption in 2005 in New Zealand. Suffering from PTSD and the affects of adoption trauma and another suicide in her family, Kristy lost her battle to live on January 9, 2011 at the age of 22. Rest in Peace Kristy and know you will not be forgotten and neither will your story.
http://lifenarratives.wordpress.com/  Submitted by Aislin

 

In memory of Zoe, a mother of a stolen child in Midlands, England. She had her child in 2002 when she was 15 years old only to have it ripped from her arms and forced to sign while drugged. In 2006 at the tender age of 19, Zoe hung herself. Rest in Peace Zoe. I am so sorry no one helped you or cared enough to see what this would do to you and your child xxx

 

In memory of Cindy Jordan. A mother that lost her child to the lies and empty promises of “open”adoption. When the adoptive mother wrote a book called Fast Track Adoption outlining how she had maniulated Cindy it was too much to live with. Cindy took her life April 8th,2004. Cindy is remembered by many for the compassion she had for other mothers. Rest in Peace Cindy. Your story continues to touch the hearts of many.http://remembercindy.com/

 

I memory of Amber Sanders, the mother of Oscar Jackman. Amber left behind two other children. She couldn’t live with never seeing her beloved son, Oscar. She had to see Hugh Jackman parade her son around in the public eye. After her death the Jackman’s spoke poorly of her in several articles. Rest in Peace Amber. Many of us know the pain you were forced to endure.

 

In memory of Melissa Anne Sullivan. Melissa lost her beautiful baby to forced adoption at the young age of 15. She was promised an open adoption only to have it closed before the ink was dry on the paper. She also found out her daughter will not even be told she is adopted. Rest in Peace Melissa. Your life was cut so short by the lies and greed of others. I hold you in my heart little sister. (by Meghan)

 

In memory of Jacqueline(Jackie) Lorraine Hawkins who lost her will and died of a heroin overdose February 1, 2006. Her firstmom, Betsy, began her search for you in 2010 and was devastated to hear about her only daughter, Jackie. Jackie, I have never stopped loving you and never forgot what you looked like, what you smelled like and what you felt like on that day June 22, 1979. Thank you Jackie for finally bringing us together, you, your parents, me and my family, we have all been hurting for far too long.

You will forever be in my heart, my daughter.   Submitted by Betsy

 

Leslye Sherman adoptee committed suicide November of 1975 from Oakland California USA.  Submitted by Hanne

 

 

13 thoughts on “In Memory Of

  1. In memory of ‘Rose Taken’, otherwise known as Kristy. She is a mother to two children; one whom she lost to forced adoption in 2005 in New Zealand. Suffering from PTSD and the affects of adoption trauma and another suicide in her family, Kristy lost her battle to live on January 9, 2011 at the age of 22. Rest in Peace Kristy and know you will not be forgotten and neither will your story.
    http://lifenarratives.wordpress.com/

    • In memory of Jacqueline(Jackie) Lorraine Hawkins who lost her will and died of a heroin overdose February 1, 2006. Her firstmom, Betsy, began her search for you in 2010 and was devastated to hear about her only daughter, Jackie. Jackie, I have never stopped loving you and never forgot what you looked like, what you smelled like and what you felt like on that day June 22, 1979. Thank you Jackie for finally bringing us together, you, your parents, me and my family, we have all been hurting for far too long.

      You will forever be in my heart, my daughter.

  2. My heart goes out to all moms who lost their babies to adoption. How very sad … and wrong … that our culture does not help them keep their babies.

  3. This breaks my heart. I’m 19 weeks into my sons “open” adoption, it is hard! Rest in peace to all of the mothers who placed, prayers to you this Christmas and every other Christmas after. God bless }!{

  4. Memorial Facebook page was set up also for those who want to share their story with the world and ensure our loved ones are never forgotten. I originally set it up in memory of Kristy however it is in memory of all who have lost their lives due to adoption loss. Sadly, there are more names and these are just the ones we know of. Great idea to have this out in as many places as possible so no one forgets them xxx

    http://www.facebook.com/pages/A-Rose-Taken/148427028543980

  5. i have lost 3 friends from suicide but having had my darling baby boy and teenage daughter taken from me after terrorising me for the first 9 years of my daughters life now my baby boy has endured 2 and a half years with out his mother after 11 months of no contact i was granted 2 hours a fortnight supervised contact only,the price i paid for leaving my son with his dad when a property lease ended when i collected my son i was chased down the high way and beaten by my sons father,not the next day bay the second day after the incident whilst in court seeking a violent restraining order from my sons father ,the police came with a recovery order stole my son nov 2011′ friday i was sent a letter stating my visits will now be once a month and my son will reside with his father i must undertake 2 years weekly therapy in order to be allowed to have unsupervised contact ,its not fair on my 4 year old to only see mummy 2 hours a month and sadly say the pain at times i can not live with dayly and everyday the pain seems like it will never end pls forgive me as i struggle to understand how the world has a right to hurt my baby and my teenage daughter is not able to see me or speak to me please protect my babies AVALON and PHOENIX mummy loves you always

  6. i had my son taken from me in 1968 from a Sydney convent called st anthonys .I fo und out in 2013 that he had taken his own life by jumping in front of a train when he was only 24yrs old.his adoptive parent said there was no reason.he suffered from ocd.

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