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Russia / Adoption by Americans / Summers, ARonson Interviews #1036073

CNN Evening News for Friday, Dec 28, 2012
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(Studio: Randi Kaye) A new Russian law banning adoption of Russian children by Americans reported; State Department statement quoted. Recent interview held with Americans Robert and Kim Summers†, who are in the adoption process. [The SUMMERSES - talk about their Russian son, the length of the adoption process, their trips to Russia, what the State Department says about families caught in the adoption process, what we promised the boy: family.]

(Studio: Randi Kaye) Live interview held with Worldwide Orphans Foundation founder/CEO Dr. Jane Aronson about Russian adoption law. [ARONSON - says this is Russian retaliation, but we need to advocate for the families; states this about the overall orphans crisis; recounts what one sees in an orphanage: the deafening silence and silent children.]

Kaye, Randi

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