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An American Stuck in Another Body: Narratives of Adopted Emerging Adults


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The present study involves a phenomenological, interpretive investigation of how visibly adopted emerging adults communicate about adoption and the possible contra- dictions that are present in their speech, as well as how they choose to manage those contradictions. Using Baxter’s 2011 relational dialectics theory as a lens to analyze five semi-structured interviews. The findings show five contradictions.