November is National Adoption Month in the United States. It is a time to raise awareness about the importance of adoption and to celebrate the loving families that have been created through this process. Adoption is a beautiful way to build a family and National Adoption Month is an important reminder of its significance.
Many famous people have been adopted, but did you know this famous dancer was adopted?
Michael Flatley – The Lord of the Dance
Michael Flatley is a dancer, choreographer, and musician who is best known for his role in the Irish dance show, Riverdance. He was born in Chicago to Irish immigrant parents who could not afford to raise him. They made the difficult decision to give him up for adoption, and he was taken in by a family who gave him a wonderful childhood. Flatley has spoken publicly about his gratitude towards his adoptive parents, who instilled in him a love for Irish culture and dance.
His adoption story has inspired many, and he has used his success to give back to the community. Flatley went on to become one of the most famous dancers in the world. He is the creator of The Lord of the Dance, which has been performed in over 60 countries.
Michael’s story serves as an inspiration to children who have been adopted and to those who dream of creating a family through adoption.