Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard apologized Thrusday for how thousands of unwed mothers were forced to give up their children from the late-1950s to the '70s.
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March 20, 2013 Tens of thousands of children are believed to have been taken from their parents, mostly unwed teenagers, from the late-1950s to the 1970s. An Australian Senate committee report issued last year urged the government to take action.
Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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December 27, 2012 Angered by an American law barring some Russian officials from entering the U.S., parliament members in Moscow have retaliated. Putin has now said he sees no reason not to sign the adoption ban. More than 60,000 Russian children have been adopted by Americans since 1992, the State Department says.
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Canoeing at Camp Catch-Up.
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August 29, 2012 Camp Catch-Up enables children separated by foster care and adoption to spend a fun-filled weekend with their brothers and sisters — at no cost to the families.
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