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Tsunami Orphans Adopted without Approval

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Tsunami Orphans Adopted without Approval

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Tsunami Orphans Adopted without Approval

Tsunami Orphans Adopted without Approval

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Children orphaned by the tsunami in Sri Lanka are being adopted, in many cases by grieving parents who lost their own children in the deadly waves —-without the approval of the state. NPR's Steve Inskeep reports.