Love, Loss, Identity and My Search for Truth

Three years ago, a commercial DNA test changed my life. I discovered my family of origin and in many ways, myself. I also learned how society clings to social narratives that often don’t include the voice of those with lived experience – in my case, the adoptee voice.

Lisa Voutes is a lifelong Unitarian Universalist. She has been a member of First Unitarian for nearly 20 years with a three year hiatus when she and her family lived in Paris. Lisa is an alumni of the first Coming of Age program on Long Island, NY (too long ago to mention) and has been active in the First Unitarian RE program.

Music by Meghan Smith and Chris Sanzo.