I lost that baby to a miscarriage. After much grief, I felt that I wanted to adopt and give love to another child who does not have a family. It had been a rough almost 1. Then came the hardest part—waiting! One beautiful spring day we received a call from our agency that we should come to the airport to get our children.
International Adoptees Speak Out About Alleged Abuse By Their Adoptive Parents
Are Adopted Children at Risk for Abuse? | Psychology Today
I was scrolling through an online discussion where people were blaming a rape victim for what had happened to her, when I knew that I had to do something. In cases like this in Ukraine , and throughout the post-Soviet world, people immediately start to question what the woman did wrong. Maybe she was wearing a short skirt? Maybe she was walking home too late?
Verified by Psychology Today. Adopting Reason. But an important detail about a shooting on February 25, , in Washington State makes it stand out from run-of-the-mill crimes: two of the victims were teenage boys whose mother, also a victim of the shooting, had adopted them from Kazakhstan , a former Soviet republic in Central Asia. Thus, a domestic crime that may seem sadly routine—an enraged man with a criminal record shoots his wife and stepchildren—can take on international implications even as its headline fades into obscurity in America. In its child welfare policies and politics , Kazakhstan follows the pattern of other former Soviet countries, most notably Russia.
Ralph Flynn, 73, and his wife Carolyn Flynn, 44 , from the town of Los Gatos, California, will be sentenced under a plea deal announced Wednesday, Mercury news reported. Ralph Flynn, who has been in custody since his arrest in , was charged with sexually molesting the boy since he was nine for a period of 10 years. He will get a year prison sentence under the deal negotiated by Santa Clara County deputy district attorney Oanh Tran.