Birth Family

Alex’s Summer in China: An education and a birth family reunion

Alexandra Miller's reunion with her birth family in China Growing up in the States Jeff and Maxine Miller adopted Alexandra from the Quzhou Social Welfare Institute in China at 10 ½ months old. Alexandra grew up in the rural countryside of Garrett County, MD. Throughout high school, Alexandra was a proud and active [...]

Kaz Connections

Rachel, 2004 Rachel Zhanna I adopted my daughter Rachel Zhanna from Kostanai, Kazakhstan in 2004, when she was a year old. I didn’t know anything about Kazakhstan before I started pursuing international adoption but quickly learned a great deal about it.  It is in Central Asia, was previously part of the Soviet Union, [...]

Alexandra’s Unexpected Family Reunion in Quzhou, China

Jeff and Maxine Miller adopted their Alexandra from the Quzhou Social Welfare Institute in China at 10 ½ months old. Alexandra grew up in the rural countryside of Garrett County, MD. Throughout high school, Alexandra was a proud and active member of the  FIRST Robotics program. Alexandra received the FIRST Dean’s List Award and was [...]