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Program for seniors touched by adoption

January 13, 2017

The Simi Valley Senior Center will present a panel discussion on issues that affect those touched by adoption from 1945 to 1975 at 1 p.m. Fri., Jan. 20 at 3900 Avenida Simi. During this period, known as the “Baby Scoop Era,” many single women who became pregnant were sent to maternity homes for unwed mothers and encouraged to put their babies up for adoption....

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