Michaela Pereira’s adoption journey began when she was just 3 months old in Canada. In the past, she’s reached out to her birth parents, but for the first time, she goes in search of her heritage – which takes her all the way to Jamaica!
See behind-the-scenes photos from her trip here.
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Hi Michaela.I watch your journey to Jamaica on TV I am also a Jamaica living in California I could see how happy you was when you were their , our motto is out of many we are one people I am very happy to know that you are a part of us
The best of the rest..beautiful voice.Go Michaela, proud of your heritage.
"BEING JAMAICAN ISN'T JUST A NATIONALITY. ITS AN EXPERIENCE,YOU HAVE TO LIVE TO UNDERSTAND"
Glad to see your absolute joy in coming here, I appreciate the way you embraced all aspects of who we are. Thank you.
oops, sorry I apologize. I didn't see the part about your mom before making that comment. Please don't hold it against me or post my name. I very camera shy, thanks
Such nice girl, inside and out. I'm also from JA but from the east side. Don't know how someone could give u up for adoption
Enjoyed Michaela's journey too--I would like to know where she buys her beautiful clothes-love her
Hi Michaela !!!... we know your very busy ....but my whole family saw your journey home... it brought tears to our eyes... we could be related !!!!... we are from Cambridge too !!! Hope you reach out to us... we are in Queens New York... love ya sista !!!!
Micheala's story was authentic, adorable, and absolutely beautiful!!!. I enjoyed every moment. I was glued to my TV for every second. ENCORE!