The Russian Adoption Ban: Rescuing Children Should Trump U.S.-Russian Bickering
Published in The Florida Voices on 12/31/2012
“When you adopt a child from another country, you save not one, but two lives, by allowing another orphan a bed or a hammock in an orphanage and the chance to be adopted. This adoption ban is actually a death sentence, killing hundreds if not thousands of children.”
Yet, even if Bloomberg is right, I don’t want him or any government leader to limit
by Steven Kurlander
So I’m sitting here, trying to concentrate and get this article written. But I continue to be distracted by the loud, irritating giggling of two, hyperactive 14-year-old girls in the next room. Its maddening; it can drive you to drink.
It’s not easy to be a parent at this stage of life. My daughter, who has a friend over to our house, is at that horrible, loud teenage stage where defiance is an art of adolescence, and where she meets every word of advice and attempted discipline you speak her way with contempt. Telling her to calm down would be a waste of time.
We adopted Hannah from a Cambodian orphanage when she was 3 months old. She was half starved to death, weighing only 8 pounds…
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