26 Jul 2012

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“Child Abduction for Adoption: Poverty and Privilege Clash as a Child’s Return to Guatemala is Blocked”

A reflection on the Karen Abigail case over at RH Reality Check, by Karen Smith Rotabi:

“Last year, a Guatemalan court ruled in favor of Loyda Rodriguez, who had asserted that her daughter had been kidnapped into child adoption, by ordering the that the child be returned to her biological family after five long years of searching. The excitement that followed included Loyda readying her home for the return of her daughter Anyeli, abducted at age two. The U.S. couple who Loyda believes ‘adopted’ her daughter remained silent…”

Read the full piece here: http://www.rhrealitycheck.org/article/2012/07/26/child-abduction-adoption-poverty-and-privilege-clash-as-child’s-return-to-guatema

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