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Adoption Controversy / Russia #970700

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 12, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Shelbyville, Tennessee: Ron Allen) The outrage over Torry Hansen’s decision to send her 7-year-old adopted son Justin/Artyem back to Russia alone updated; scenes shown of the Shelbyville, Tennessee home. [Children’s Rights Commissioner Pavel ASTAKHOV†- says all mental and physical conditions are good.] [Vanderbilt University International Adoption Clinic Dr. Alice ROTHMAN†- comments on orphans’ behavior.] [Adoptive parent James DIGGS‡- describes the problems for a Russian girl he adopted.] [Former prosecutor Karen DeSOTO†- says there was no intent to abandon or put the child in danger.]

Williams, Brian;
Allen, Ron

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