Oscars 2014: Real-Life Philomena Ramps Up Adoption Rights Efforts

Even though the critically acclaimed film, Philomena, was released last November, the real Philomena’s story is still evolving. She recently launched the Philomena Project, an initiative to raise awareness and encourage the Irish government and the Catholic Church to make adoption records public.

To date, 13,687 people have signed the petition on change.org to help people get information about their lost children.

Many other Irish women found themselves in similar situations but, unlike Lee, never managed to find the children who were taken from them.

To sign the petition, please go to www.change.org/petitions/

Full article:   http://entertainment.time.com/2014/02/25/oscars-2014-philomena-adoption-rights/

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