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When Mom Doesn't Look Like the Kids

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When Mom Doesn't Look Like the Kids

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When Mom Doesn't Look Like the Kids

When Mom Doesn't Look Like the Kids

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African-American children have long outnumbered white children waiting to be adopted. A new study finds that some efforts to bridge this gap are failing. Madeleine Brand talks to Dorothy Bode about being a white mother of six African-American children. They also discuss Bode's blog that offers advice on trans-racial adoption.