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Adoption Controversy / Russia #962669

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 10, 2010
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Shelbyville, Tennessee: Ron Allen) The controversial story about a Shelbyville, Tennessee, mother, Torry Hansen††, who returned her adoptive son, Artyem Saveliev†, to Russia alone reviewed; scenes shown of the home in Tennessee; details given about Russia's threats to stop adoptions to the US & the family claims of violence by the boy. [Neighbor Angeline BAILEY†- talks about what was done to the boy.] [US Ambassador to Russia John BERYLE†- offers perspective on adoption out of Russia.] [Bedford County Sheriff Randall BOYCE†- wonders if laws have been broken.] [Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Inst. Adam PERTMAN†- talks about the need for help in adoptions.] [At the This & That store, WOMAN - talks about the situation.]

Holt, Lester;
Allen, Ron

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