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Adoption Controversy / Russia #962681

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 11, 2010
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Shelbyville, Tennessee: Ron Allen) The latest developments over the decision by a Tennessee mother, Torry Hansen, to send her adopted son back to Russia alone updated; scenes shown from Shelbyville, Tennessee; details given about the challenges of adopting older children who had been institutionalized. [Adoptive parent Kerry KILCOYNE‡- talks about attachment issues with their adopted kids & about adopting families.] [Adoptive parents James DIGGS‡- talks about connection problems with their daughter.] [Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Inst. Adam PERTMAN†- talks about the need for post-adoption services.]

Holt, Lester;
Allen, Ron

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