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An Interview with 3 Reunited Biological Siblings Once Separated by Adoption Adoptee Thoughts

On Season 3, Episode 5 of the Adoptee Thoughts Podcast, Scott McCreary, Leigh Ann Baglin, Katie Ares, and host, Melissa Guida-Richards discuss the siblings reunion journey, including the ups and downs.    About the Adoptees:   Scott McCreary is a 39-year old adoptee from South Korea. He grew up in Oklahoma and presently lives in Missouri with his wife. Currently working at a local hospital and extremely happy to experience life with my siblings and catch up on all the time passed by.   Leigh Ann Baglin is a 37 year-old South Korean adoptee residing in New Jersey with her husband and two biological children. She currently holds her LSW and works as a school therapist at the middle and high school levels. She has worked in various mental health settings such as adoption agencies, school-based youth programs, child welfare agencies, and group homes. Leigh is in active reunion with her birth father and is looking forward to growing with and sharing experiences with Katie and Scott.    Katie Ares is a 40-year-old Korean adoptee. Born in Kyungsan, South Korea, Katie was adopted at the age of three months. Raised as an only child, she lived in Pennsylvania before her family moved to Central Florida (which she considers her hometown). Most of Katie's career has been spent in roles within the nonprofit sector. Katie now calls Arizona home, where she spends her free time exploring the outdoors with her husband and two dogs. Katie is grateful to have connected with Leigh and Scott, and is enjoying the important role of being an unni and noona.   How to connect: Instagram:   _________   To read more of the work by your host Melissa Guida-Richards and resources available for purchase from panels to workshops, to book club information go to or her Instagram:     Her book are available anywhere books are sold. 📖What White Parents Should Know About Transracial Adoption: An Adoptee's Perspective on Its History, Nuances, and Practices   Preorder the companion Workbook here:   
  1. An Interview with 3 Reunited Biological Siblings Once Separated by Adoption
  2. An Interview with Transracial Adoptee, Molly McLaurin, founder of Monarch Connections
  3. An Interview with Lynn Woo Mykytyn, Adoptee & Therapist
  4. An Interview with Paige Knipfer, Adoptive Parent & Adoption Consultant
  5. An Interview with Alessia, Adopted from the USA to Italy

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