WANTED: Letters to Santa Claus Adoption Reform Illinois wants to raise public awareness that adult adoptees cannot legally obtain an original birth certificate in Illinois. Those who should write letters are: adoptees birth parents adoptive parents relatives, i.e. spouses, children, grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, and those who have found an adoptee on their family tree friends who are aware of the need someone is feeling to have an original birth certificate Letters should be addressed to: Santa Claus% Mary Lynn Fuller109 W. Illinois St., Apt. 506Urbana, IL 61801 Letters can be signed with just a first name or your full name. Just keep in mind that your letter could be selected to submit to the news media. Although Christmas is a few weeks away, write now. “Santa” will deliver the letters to Vital Records in Springfield before Christmas. The more letters, the better! Example letters but please use your own words: 1) Dear Santa, All I want for Christmas is my original birth certificate. 50 years ago when my adoption was finalized, it was sealed. I have family and friends who were not adopted and they have their OBC. Sincerely,Mary (last name optional) 2) Dear Santa, All I want for Continue Reading →