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Jalissa’s Adoption Story: Reuniting With Her Birth Family

Jalissa and her aunt share how The Cradle support nurtured their connection. Watch Jalissa, Miss Black USA 2011 talk about her open adoption and build a relationship with her birth family after experiencing tragedy. 

Jalissa discusses her adoption story and her connection with her birth family.

For 100 years and counting, The Cradle has built nurturing families and provided lifelong support to people whose lives have been touched by adoption. Faces of The Cradle is a celebration of their stories. Meet more of the people who make what we do possible and all the more meaningful.

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