This piece was first published in The Times.

A day to celebrate family, a day to raise awareness for adoption and a day to raise funds to support families in their adoption. Ambassadors from all over the world are organising events and parties, bringing together people from all walks of life to celebrate the power and beauty of family brought together through adoption.

Celebrate World Adoption Day with these 15 families … (Click through the gallery)

Megan Hitchin
Photograph by: ALON SKUY

Single mother, Megan Hitchin with her daughter Molly, seven. Megan – “I broke up with a man who did not want to have kids, I really wanted to have a child and decided on adoption. From the second that Molly was brought into the room we were a family. She has completed me and I am deeply proud of her”.

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