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Adoption Controversy / Russia #965112

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 11, 2010
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(Studio: Dan Harris) Report introduced.

(Shelbyville, Tennessee: Ashleigh Banfield) The case of the Tennessee woman who sent her adopted son back to Russia on a plane by himself featured; scenes from her neighborhood in Shelbyville, Tennessee, & photos of the boy shown. [Neighbor Linda AUSTIN†- comments on the family & the child being sent back.] [Families for Russian & Ukranian† Adoption Sue GAINOR†- comments on adoption.]

(Studio: Dan Harris) Report introduced.

(Moscow: George Stephanopoulos) The reaction in Russia to this adoption case examined; details given about the boy's grandmother's e-mail with Russian officials & the possibility of Russia freezing adoptions. [President Dmitry MEDVEDEV†- {thru translator} talks about the adoption process.]

(Studio: Dan Harris) Further coverage of the adoption story on "Good Morning America" noted.

Harris, Dan;
Banfield, Ashleigh;
Stephanopoulos, George

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