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Illinois New Law - Adoptees - Birth Certificates
After a half century of wondering, Elizabeth Lively is closer than ever to finding out the names of her birth parents.
She's one of an estimated 200,000 adoptees who stand to get easier access to birth certificates under a measure Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law Friday.
Before the change, adoptees often would have to get a court order to view the document that provides such basic information as the time and place a person was born.
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