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Tuesday, May 17, 2016
HELP us find Navajo adoptee Christopher Largo
His mom is very ill and just had cancer surgery. She has made a major effort to try and find her son (my brother) recently. She put him up for adoption through the Navajo Nation Social Service.
My brother was adopted through the Navajo Nation Social Service. What information I received from my mom is as follows: He was born November 12, 1973/1974 at the Gallup Indian Hospital or on January 12, 1974 in Gallup, New Mexico. My mom, Betty Jean Largo, named her son Christopher Largo. He was immediately adopted as soon as he was born. Since he was adopted out through the Navajo Nation and in his 40's there was nothing Navajo Social Services office could do.
My mom said she thought she gave birth on November 12, 1973/1974 but her aunt said she gave birth on January 12, 1974. Anyway, my mom said everything was a blur. The days after she adopted, she tried to get her baby back but social service told her she couldn't do that.
If he has non-identifying information, his mother was born in 1949 and was age 24 when she had him. Both parents are Navajo.
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To Veronica Brown
Veronica, we adult adoptees are thinking of you today and every day. We will be here when you need us. Your journey in the adopted life has begun, nothing can revoke that now, the damage cannot be undone. Be courageous, you have what no adoptee before you has had; a strong group of adult adoptees who know your story, who are behind you and will always be so.
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The truth is that it is a very lucrative business with a known sales pitch. With profits last estimated at over $1.44 billion dollars a year, mothers who consider adoption for their babies need to be very aware that all of this promotion clouds the facts and only though independent research can they get an accurate account of what life might be like for both them and their child after signing the adoption paperwork.