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(Colin Kaepernick - adopted at only five weeks old by a new parents whose genetic defect prevented them from having healthy children, Kaepernick became a phenomenal quarterback in the NFL.)
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*[[Alexander Hamilton]] - one of the [[Founding Fathers]] and the first [[United States Secretary of the Treasury|Secretary of the Treasury]] <ref>[http://famous.adoption.com/famous/hamilton-alexander.html Hamilton, Alexander], adoption.com</ref>
 
*[[Alexander Hamilton]] - one of the [[Founding Fathers]] and the first [[United States Secretary of the Treasury|Secretary of the Treasury]] <ref>[http://famous.adoption.com/famous/hamilton-alexander.html Hamilton, Alexander], adoption.com</ref>
 
*Scott Hamilton - Figure skater, Olympic medal winner <ref>[http://famous.adoption.com/famous/hamilton-scott-scovell.html hamilton, scott scovell] Adoption.com</ref>
 
*Scott Hamilton - Figure skater, Olympic medal winner <ref>[http://famous.adoption.com/famous/hamilton-scott-scovell.html hamilton, scott scovell] Adoption.com</ref>
*Colin Kaepernick - adopted at only five weeks old by a new parents whose genetic defect prevented them from having healthy children, Kaepernick became a phenomenal quarterback in the [[NFL]].<ref>http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nfl/niners/2012/12/07/tattoos-but-a-fraction-of-colin-kaepernicks-story/1752809/</ref>
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*[[Colin Kaepernick]] - adopted at only five weeks old by a new parents whose genetic defect prevented them from having healthy children, Kaepernick became a phenomenal quarterback in the [[NFL]].<ref>http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nfl/niners/2012/12/07/tattoos-but-a-fraction-of-colin-kaepernicks-story/1752809/</ref>
 
*[[Andrew Jackson]] - 7th [[President of the United States of America]].<ref>[http://famous.adoption.com/famous/jackson-andrew.html Jackson, Andrew], adoption.com</ref>  Jackson's father was killed in a logging accident a few weeks before Jackson was born.  His mother died when Jackson was fourteen; he lived with relatives for a year and a half after her death.<ref>State Library of North Carolina, ''Andrew Jackson [1767-1845]'' [http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/nc/bio/public/jackson.htm]</ref>
 
*[[Andrew Jackson]] - 7th [[President of the United States of America]].<ref>[http://famous.adoption.com/famous/jackson-andrew.html Jackson, Andrew], adoption.com</ref>  Jackson's father was killed in a logging accident a few weeks before Jackson was born.  His mother died when Jackson was fourteen; he lived with relatives for a year and a half after her death.<ref>State Library of North Carolina, ''Andrew Jackson [1767-1845]'' [http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/nc/bio/public/jackson.htm]</ref>
 
*[[Steve Jobs]] - founder of [[Apple Inc.|Apple Computers]]<ref>http://www.investingvalue.com/investment-leaders/steve-jobs/index.htm</ref>
 
*[[Steve Jobs]] - founder of [[Apple Inc.|Apple Computers]]<ref>http://www.investingvalue.com/investment-leaders/steve-jobs/index.htm</ref>

Revision as of 17:12, 21 January 2013

This is a growing list of adopted people who made an enormous contribution to society:

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