The complexity of international adoptions
The Russian government suspended adoptions of children by U.S. citizens after a Tennessee woman sent her adopted child back to his Russian homeland. While many international adoptions go smoothly, experts say adopted children often have complex emotional and psychological issues that may not surface until much later.
- Dana Johnson, MD: Professor of pediatrics and founder of the International Adoption Clinic at the University of Minnesota.
- Doug Hardy: Author of the forthcoming book "The Solution Room," about his experience adopting three siblings from Russia.