Posted by: icmadoptionnetwork | November 12, 2012

“Having been adopted, I really have a strong sense- a necessity almost- for stability, a foundation where my family is concerned. [Success] would be meaningless without anyone to share it with.” –Faith Hill

November is National Adoption Awareness Month. Every year, thousands of children are adopted in the United States, but there are still so many more millions of children around our world without a family. It would probably surprise you to realize how many people were adopted.

Here are some people that I’m sure you are familiar with who were adopted. They were given opportunity by their adoptive parents, and have literally changed the world!

  • Faith Hill
  • Daunte Culpepper
  • Bill Clinton
  • Dave Thomas
  • Jesse Jackson
  • Maya Angelou
  • Michael Bay
  • Richard Burton
  • Agustus Ceasar
  • Kristin Chenoweth
  • Eric Clapton
  • Nat King Cole
  • Ten Danson
  • Gerald Ford
  • Jamie Foxx
  • Newt Gingrich
  • Leo Tolstoy
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Nicole Richie
  • Nancy Reagan
  • Edgar Allen Poe
  • Jim Palmer
  • Michael Oher
  • Alonzo Mourning
  • Mother Teresa
  • Moses
  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Tom Monaghan
  • Sarah McLachlan
  • Tim McGraw
  • Nelson Mandela
  • Malcolm X
  • Ray Liotta
  • John Lennon
  • Steve Jobs

 

 

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