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International Adoptions

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International Adoptions

International Adoptions

International Adoptions

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In the second installment of our two-part series on the changing face of adoption, NPR's Lynn Neary reports on foreign adoptions. Thousands of Americans have adopted children from abroad since 1955, when Congress allowed foreign children to immigrate to the U.S. for adoption. Neary and her husband adopted a daughter from China five years ago. She talks about her experience and the problems such adoptees face as they grow up.

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