I had such a good response to my list of famous people who were adopted, that I decided to make another list of popular fictional characters who were adopted. I was surprised to see how many of our favorite childhood heroes were adopted or raised by someone other than their parents.
The reason I decided to make these lists is so that all of the kids in foster care will see that they aren’t as alone as they may often feel. As one foster child from Nexus Fostering in Birmingham said, “Sometimes I feel like I am the only kid who wasn’t wanted by their parents. It makes me feel better when I hear that I’m not the only one going through all this.”
The list below comes courtesy of Wikipedia.com, and is only a partial listing of adopted characters…
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