Do you know this?

There are approximately 18000 parents registered with CARA, while the number of children in the Government's adoption pool is less 1800.

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Heartbreaking story of repatriation from US to Russia

I am dead against repatriation of adoptive children to the countries that they have been adopted from. Reason is that when the child is adopted, parents assume parental rights (read: 'Biological'). Biological parents do not have a choice to abandon or repatriate, so why then such a cruel choice exists for adoptive parents?

Here is a heartbreaking story published in today's New York Times where an adoptive child was repatriated from the United States of America to Russia. [Click Here to read it]

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