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*[[Michael Steele]] - Chairman of the Republican National Committee.  Steele was born at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland and adopted as an infant.<ref>U.S.News & World Report, ''10 Things You Didn't Know About Michael Steele'', by Danielle Burton, April 7, 2008[http://www.usnews.com/articles/news/politics/2008/04/07/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-michael-steele.html]</ref>
 
*[[Michael Steele]] - Chairman of the Republican National Committee.  Steele was born at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland and adopted as an infant.<ref>U.S.News & World Report, ''10 Things You Didn't Know About Michael Steele'', by Danielle Burton, April 7, 2008[http://www.usnews.com/articles/news/politics/2008/04/07/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-michael-steele.html]</ref>
 
*[[Dave Thomas]] - founder of [[Wendy's]]
 
*[[Dave Thomas]] - founder of [[Wendy's]]
*Michael Oher - 2009 first round draft choice by the NFL [[Baltimore Ravens]] <ref>[http://abbafund.wordpress.com/2009/08/11/the-blind-side-%E2%80%93-trailer/ The Blind Side- Trailer]</ref>
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*Michael Oher - 2009 first round draft choice by the NFL [[Baltimore Ravens]]<ref>[http://abbafund.wordpress.com/2009/08/11/the-blind-side-%E2%80%93-trailer/ The Blind Side- Trailer]</ref> who was the subject of the Academy Award winning semi-biographical film ''The Blind Side''.
 
*[[Faith Hill]] - famous country singer.<ref>http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/13-famous-people-who-were-adopted.htm#page=12</ref>  Her husband had also been adopted as a child.
 
*[[Faith Hill]] - famous country singer.<ref>http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/13-famous-people-who-were-adopted.htm#page=12</ref>  Her husband had also been adopted as a child.
 
*[[Augustus Caesar]] - first Roman emperor, adopted by [[Julius Caesar]].  
 
*[[Augustus Caesar]] - first Roman emperor, adopted by [[Julius Caesar]].  

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

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