Why Did You Opt For An International Adoption?

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Americans adopt thousands of children from other countries every year. The process can be tricky, and would-be adoptive parents often face the question "Why not adopt an American kid?"

If you've adopted internationally, or are considering it, tell us about it.


Isolde Motley, co-author of You Can Adopt, and mother of one biological child and two adopted children

Susan Soon-Keum Cox, vice president of public policy and external affairs for Holt International

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The Adoptive Families Guide

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