The Texas state House has passed an amendment prohibiting transgender students from using public school bathrooms that correspond to their gender identity. A separate Legislature measure allowing religious exemptions for adoption and foster care is headed to Gov. Greg Abbott for his signature. Tamir Kalifa/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After 20 Years, Young Man Leaves Foster Care On His Own Terms

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South Korean adoptee Adam Crapser poses with his 1-year-old daughter, Christal, in the family's living room in Vancouver, Wash., in 2015. Crapser, who was flown to the U.S. 37 years ago and adopted by an American couple at age 3, has been ordered deported back to South Korea. Gosia Wozniacka/AP hide caption

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Cleveland Clinic surgeons in February transplanted a uterus from a deceased donor into 26-year-old Lindsey McFarland, who was born without one. Though the experimental surgery was initially thought successful, a raging infection forced removal of the organ within weeks. Cleveland Clinic hide caption

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A Transplanted Uterus Offers Hope, But Procedure Stirs Debate

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Four couples have won their challenge of Mississippi's ban on same-sex adoption. Two of the plaintiffs, Susan Hrostowski (left) and Kathryn Garner, are seen here last summer with their teenage son, Hudson Garner. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Visitors walk outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 14. The court announced on Monday that it has unanimously reversed an Alabama Supreme Court ruling that denied parental rights to a lesbian adoptive mother who had split with her partner. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Same-Sex Adoption Upheld By U.S. Supreme Court

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The State Judicial Building in Montgomery, Ala., is seen in 2003. The state's top court ruled against the parental rights of a lesbian who adopted her partner's children in Georgia, and she's appealing that ruling to the Supreme Court. Dave Martin/AP hide caption

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Nuns of the Missionaries of Charity pray last month at the Mother House, the Missionaries' head office, in Kolkata, India. Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Of the roughly 40 houses currently rented in Hope Meadows in Rantou, Ill., 10 are occupied by families who've adopted children from foster care. The rest are occupied by older adults who volunteer to help them. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

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A Community Built Around Older Adults Caring For Adoptive Families

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Pain, But No Regrets: A Father Remembers His Adopted Son

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Makutu Jabateh hugs her daughter, Mabana Konneh, 5, as the little girl returns home to her neighborhood in Jacobstown, Monrovia. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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For Ebola Orphans In Liberia, It's A Bittersweet New Beginning

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The new online magazine Gazillion Voices was begun in the hopes of shaping a new national conversation on adoption, the website says. Gazillion Voices hide caption

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