It began with a kid who didn’t meet his birth-mom until he was in his forties.
We started inviting others to share their stories too. With hope and candor, each I Am That Kid story explores the good that can come from people who’ve been adopted.
At the end of every story, the person says one statement:
“I Am That Kid.”
Founder, I Am That Kid
July 7, 2023
Darryl McDaniels, known by his stage name DMC, is a rapper, founding member of Run-DMC, and is considered one of the pioneers of hip hop culture.
February 20, 2023
Shelia Daffe is an Emmy Award-winning casting director and co-founder of The Felix Organization. In this film, she shares her adoption story.
August 22, 2022
Greg Louganis is an American Olympic diver who won gold medals at the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics, on both the springboard and platform. He is the only man and the second diver in Olympic history to sweep the diving events in consecutive Olympic Games. Greg, like so many incredible Olympians was adopted.
November 29, 2021
Scott is a retired American figure skater and Olympic gold medalist. He won four consecutive U.S. championships, four consecutive World Championships, and a gold medal in the 1984 Olympics.
December 7, 2022
Danielle Forte shares her adoption story and her perspective on why open adoption matters.
April 8, 2022
Lori Stenstrom and John Knox
Lori Stenstrom and John Knox on finding and thanking their birth mother.
September 8, 2022
Kitty Conrad and Peter Carruthers
Kitty Conrad skated with her brother, Peter Carruthers, and both had been adopted as young children. They won the 1984 Olympic Silver medal, 1992 World Bronze medalist, and are four-time United States National champions.
December 7, 2022
Jonathan Witmer is the President and CEO of WestPoint Home. In this film, Jonathan shares his perspective on why adoption is so special.