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Stuck in Congo: Annapolis family stalled in adopting orphan girl

Stuck in Congo: Annapolis family stalled in adopting orphan girl

Sept. 6, 2013 We celebrated Lainey’s first birthday. Honestly, it most likely isn’t the actual day she was born. We’ll never know that specific day or the conditions that she was born in ... Because she was abandoned, we had the ability to choose her birthday. — blog by Erin Wallace, Annapolis woman caught in an international adoption dispute. *** Lainey's cries carry from a room in a guarded hotel in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. “I need to pat her back. It's bedtime,” says Erin Wallace, her voice brought by Internet thousands of miles to Annapolis, where she hopes to return with Lainey before her adopted daughter's second...

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