Adoptee Search: Girl Born 1970 One of a Set of Twins Adopted 1972 to Sweden through Adoptionscentrum

Female adoptee, Dernes or Elizabeth Haileselassie, is searching for her Ethiopian family. She was born in 1970 as one of set of twins, both born with club foot. She is unsure of the name of the orphanage where she was placed but it was somehow connected to or named after Haile Selassie. She was adopted in 1972 to Sweden through Adoptionscentrum.

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Child’s Information

Gender of Child Girl

Year of child’s birth Born in 1970

Name of child at the time of adoptio Elizabeth Haileselassie or Dernes

Age of child at adoption 1 years

Year child was adopted 1972 Year of Adoption

Additional information She was one of a set of twins, both born with ‘club foot’.

Relinquishment or Abandonment Information

Age when child entered care center or orphanage 0-12 months

Year child entered a care center or orphanage 1970

To the best of your knowledge, child was Relinquished

Region of relinquishment Addis Ababa Region

City/town of relinquishment Addis Ababa

Adoption Agency Information

Adoption agency through which the child was processed Adoptionscentrum

Adoptive Country Sweden

Orphanage/care center #1

Orphanage or care center used in the adoption Unknown

Region of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa Region

City/Town of orphanage or care center Addis Ababa

Additional information about this orphanage or care center Orphanage/children’s home with connection to/named after Haile Selassie.

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