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Parents Wait Out Russian Embargo

Adoption Likely to Go Through, Mother Says

Posted: December 29, 2012 at 3 a.m.

A Bella Vista family believes they are among the last, if not the last, Americans who will get their adoptive child out before a Russian Federation embargo took hold.

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I don't get why when there are so many children that are wards of the state here in the US that people would go to a foreign country to adopt special needs children.

Posted by: AutopilotAR

December 29, 2012 at 10:54 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Autopilot,

It is due to all the redtape and the bottomline. It is easier and cheaper abroad. That is the sad hard truth.

Posted by: Tankersley101

December 29, 2012 at 11:28 p.m. ( | suggest removal )