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Young Adults and Addiction: The Benefits of Inpatient Care

For many young people, drug use and experimentation is a rite of passage of sorts. However, experimenting with drugs and alcohol is far from harmless, and can often result in lifelong...

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Susan Soon-Keum Cox

Adoptee and the vice president of public policy and external...

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An adoptive parent and executive director of the National...

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Adam Pertman

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My Own Private Idaho (1992)

Two teenagers (River Phoenix and Keanu Reeves) set out on a journey to find one of their birthmothers.
Posted: 12/18/2007 11:41 AM EST more »


Nobody's Fool (1986)

A young birthmother (Rosanna Arquette) tries to make the best of her life after relinquishment.
Posted: 12/18/2007 11:43 AM EST more »


Raising Helen (2004)

Helen (Kate Hudson) is living the great single life with a great job and apartment in the city. Suddenly, she finds herself responsible for her sister's children aged 5, 10 and 15 years old.
Posted: 12/18/2007 11:25 AM EST more »


Twins (1988)

Julius (Arnold Schwarzenegger) and Vincent Benedict (Danny Devito) are the results of an experiment that would allow for the creation of the perfect child.
Posted: 12/18/2007 11:42 AM EST more »