It’s something that most of us take for granted, an original birth certificate. But for many people who were adopted in Maryland, it isn’t so easy to come by. Peggy Klappenberger and Susie Stricker have copies of what’s called an amended birth certificate. Both were born in Baltimore in the 1960s and 70s. But there’s a lot of information they’re missing, including the hospital where they were born and the names of their birth parents. It’s information they say is fundamental to who they are.
Maryland Bill That Would Give All Adoptees Access To Original Birth Records Fails In Senate
April 2, 2021