As you’re thinking about your submission to this year’s photo contest, here’s a look at last year’s cuties.

And the winners are:

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All of our 2011 contestants!

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And don’t forget about this year’s American Adoptions Holiday Photo Contest!

The American Adoptions Holiday Photo Contest is open to all families who have adopted through our agency. Entering is simple – just send us a photo of your child by December 14! Winners will be selected by the American Adoptions staff and winning photos will appear in the December 23 issue of American Adoptions News as well right here on our blog!

Entries will be divided into three categories, with one winner in each category:

  1. Children age 0-2
  2. Children age 3-5
  3. Children age 6 and over
  4. Siblings – Multiple children adopted from American Adoptions

To submit your photo, simply follow these easy steps:

  1. Email your favorite photo of your child (or children) to
  2. In the email message body, be sure to include your name, your children’s name(s) and their ages. Example: John Smith, Age 2 – Parents: Robert and Jane Smith

* Winners will be chosen by the American Adoptions staff. Only the ages and first names of each winner will be made public. Last names will be kept confidential.