This is why we should all care about ethical adoption practices, regardless of whether or not someone in your immediate family is adopted. Chances are that adoption touches you or someone you know.
- Millions Touched by Adoption (dontwelookalike.com)
There are approximately 5 million adoptees, which are in the center, 10 million birth parents and 10 million adoptive parents, add brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, etc., and at least 135,000,000 people are affected by adoption.
This is NOT counting spouses, children, grandchildren, in-laws, or friends of adoptees.