open adoption

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Can you imagine waving good bye to your son as he gets on the school bus for his first day of school and never seeing him again? A parent's worst fear--losing a child.

Well, that is what happened to Encarnacion Bail Romero, an illegal Guatemalan immigrant, when a lower Missouri court ruled in favor of the Mosers, the adoptive family....

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What Is Open Adoption?

Dawn Smith-Pliner Talks to Carolyn Berger

Carolyn: Can you give me a definition of "open adoption"? It seems to mean different things to different people.

Dawn: Open adoption is an adoption in which there is a relationship between the biological and adoptive family that includes the child.

Carolyn: How you create an open adoption so that the child...

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