“The Child Exchange”

Reuters article on children who were adopted (mostly from overseas) and then given away to other individuals.  The NBC article interviewed Nora Gateley, who lived with Tom and Debra Schmitz after her first adoptive family disrupted.  Debra Schmitz was eventually found guilty of child abuse and trafficking, and was sentenced to six months.

The Reuters article ran down the numbers from a popular yahoo group and found that internationally adopted children made up a large majority of the children whose adoptive “parents” were trying to place elsewhere.


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