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Despite Progress, Forced-Adoption Practices Persist Throughout the United States

This has been a good year so far for an international community of mothers seeking redress for millions of forced adoptions that took place in the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s. 

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Adoption in the United States: Harder and More Complicated Than Most Believe But “Open” to Change

Juno meets her baby's to-be-adoptive parents. [img src]

Many of the historical problems with adoption came from the desire to keep it secret, to allow adoptive families to “pass” as traditional, biologically related families. Fully embracing openness is key to our efforts to keep improving adoption and placing further distance between its dark and coercive past and its hopeful future. 

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