Protectionism. + 7 Year Olds
What do you add to this? I told you so? I don't think so.
"adoption is not child rental"
When Russian government officials learned a U.S. mother sent her son back on a plane by himself, they were outraged. Now adoptions between American parents and Russian children have been put on hold, indefinitely.
"In my opinion she has killed a lot of dreams for a lot of people," said Crowell.
On a baseball field in Mt. Juliet the Harmons cannot imagine their lives without 5-year-old William. Though they admit it is not always easy raising a child.
"Every child cries, screams, is difficult. That's just part of being a parent. You learn how to raise a child. It's part of what we do," explained Tom Harmon.
During an interview in Russia, the 7-year-old told investigators he was abused by Hansen while he live [sic] in the United States.
(News Channel 5, Nashville, TN)
Locking it down, people, and the behavior of our own citizens (presumably a direct result of the undue stress of the financial crisis) exacerbates the issue. Or maybe makes TPTB's job easier. Whatever.