Article on transracial adoptions, which are altering Maine's racial and ethnic m
Article on transracial adoptions, which are altering Maine's racial and ethnic makeup in subtle but significant ways. With profiles of the now-grown members of Maine's first wave of transracial adoptions including: Eliot Nixon, a 20-year-old Harpswell lobsterman who was born in Calcutta, India and grew up in Brunswick; Tony Degenhardt, an underwriter at UnumProvident in Portland, who grew up in Houlton, and traveled the country before deciding to settle in Maine; Melissa Carr, of Thomaston, who spent her childhood in Camden, where today she is the wine buyer for a specialty wine market; and Heather Gilman-Davis, a fourteen-year-old freshman at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle, who lives with her parents in Woolwich, and hopes to attend Bowdoin College.
Interracial adoption, Carr, Melissa, Degenhardt, Tony, Gilman-Davis, Heather, Nixon, Eliot
Cavallaro, Michaela, "Article on transracial adoptions, which are altering Maine's racial and ethnic m" (2004). Maine News Index - Down East Magazine. 1722.