"Adoptee" v. "Adopted person". Does it matter what we are called?

"Adoptee" is now generally considered to be the less acceptable substitute label for the words "adopted person," "adopted adult," "adopted child" or "adopted teenager." (In many cases, the word "adopted" is an unnecessary descriptive adjunct, as in a... show more "Adoptee" is now generally considered to be the less acceptable substitute label for the words "adopted person," "adopted adult," "adopted child" or "adopted teenager." (In many cases, the word "adopted" is an unnecessary descriptive adjunct, as in a newspaper article describing a public figure and his two daughters and "adopted son.") The word "adoptee" is considered negative by many adoption professionals because it defines a person's entire existence around the issue of adoption, which is only one among many factors affecting an individual. It may also create the impression of a great degree of differentiation between "adoptees" and "nonadoptees," even though an adopted person is the lawful child of adoptive parents with the same rights and privileges as any child born to them.
Here is the link. http://encyclopedia.adoption.com/entry/a...

What are your thoughts on this? Does it matter what we are called? I mean to me either saying means the same.
Update: CiNdYLou---
I just came across this article on a website. I was just curious on people's thoughts. I wasn't getting worked up over it. Personally both terms mean the same to me..that a person is adopted.
Update 2: ---by the way the above paragraph was copied off a website. It in no way reflects on how i feel
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