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Anyone unfamiliar with the hyperbole of post-Cold War politics might be perplexed by Moscow’s move to outlaw American adoption of Russian orphans. More than 60,000 Russian children once condemned to a hellish institutional life have been brought...
Other Voices: Times changing in North Dakota, Russia's new adoption policy and diverting Missouri River waterChange coming upon state of North Dakota Standing on the leading edge of 2013, North Dakotans need to get reacquainted with their state. They need to because the state is undergoing heavy-duty change. That change will ramp up in the year ahead with...
Tags: Family, Politics, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Water Supply
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsTen-year-old Anna Curry says she's grateful for her mom, dad and brother. She became part of her Andover family as a toddler after spending her first three years in a Russian orphanage. "Orphans in Russia are not first class citizens, I'll say that," ...
To Heather and Aaron Whaley, they're already parents to a 4-year-old girl living in a Russian orphanage off the Sea of Japan. The Frederick couple have never met the child, but they've given her a name — Addie. They've hung pictures of her in a...
Heating up a rekindling Cold War at the expense of orphaned children is kind of a cuckoo move, but Russia is kind of a cuckoo place. And Vladimir Putin is kind of a cuckoo guy. We thought we had it uncomfortable with President Bush clearing brush on his...
Tags: Family, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Social Issues
Here's one prediction you can take to the bank: In 2016, Focus on the Family will still be spewing paranoid nonsenseChange of SubjectIn advance of the 2008 election, Focus on the Family released "Letter from 2012 in Obama’s America," warning their followers what life would be like in the fall of 2012 were Barack Obama to be elected. It's both frightening and......
Channel Guide MagazineThrough its first five episodes, Logo's heart-wrenching docu-series The Baby Wait has explored the complexities of open adoption by giving voice to the birth mother as well as the adoptive family, tracking that period when the child is with the new family...
All children are deserving of a chance to blossom into their full potential. As a nation, we have a responsibility to safeguard each one of them and provide the love and protection of a forever family. November is National Adoption Month, and during...
Tags: Family, Abusive Behavior, Social Issues
In response to the recent commentary by Howard Alstein ("International adoption, once common, dries up," Nov. 13), the real story about what happened to international adoption is about poverty and the lack of investment in women. Trafficking and the...
Tags: Family, Social Issues
Jessica Long will tell you: After capturing even more Paralympic gold in London, she couldn't wait to get back to Baltimore for a table heavy with steamed crabs and a pint of Ben & Jerry's. But these days, Long's reality is a touch more glamorous. You...
Until about 1950, a married American couple wanting to have a child other than by procreation had only two options: adopt a U.S.-born children privately (e.g. attorneys, private child welfare agencies) or through public social welfare agencies. The...
Maryland-born author Carol Peacock describes living conditions in the poorest Chinese orphanages with a dispassionate eye. Her new novel, "Red Thread Sisters," describes playgrounds strewn with old tires and a caste system that divides children perceived...
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