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ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Andy and Bethany Nagel left photos of themselves at the orphanage for the little boy with Down syndrome who was going to be their son. We'll be back, they told 4-year-old Timofey, blowing kisses from the doorway and...
Our cultural obsession with babies and motherhood has raged for decades. The media take stock of every new celebrity baby bump; women go to undreamed of lengths to procure progeny, freezing eggs, implantation and surrogates. As in the culture at large,...
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Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesIt's an auspicious occasion for the Man of Steel. Exactly 75 years ago today, Superman made his debut in “Action ......
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court was asked Tuesday to decide who should raise a 3 1/2-year-old girl who was given up by her single mother: the South Carolina couple who adopted her at birth or her biological father, who invoked his rights as a...
It was a story Dorothy Atwood DeBolt enjoyed telling, one that any harried parent of young children might find somewhat familiar. The phone rang one day as the busy mother raced around her home, getting ready for an out-of-town trip and wrapping up...
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Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesSuperman looks good for 75. The Last Son of Krypton's 75th anniversary coincides with the June 14 release of “Man ......
People have an intrinsic right to know their ancestry — at least Reuben Pannor thought so. A Los Angeles social worker and trailblazer for the open-adoption movement, Pannor co-wrote "The Adoption Triangle," a 1978 book that served as the...
Anyone unfamiliar with the hyperbole of post-Cold War politics might be perplexed by Moscow’s move to outlaw American adoption of Russian orphans. More than 60,000 Russian children once condemned to a hellish institutional life have been brought...
World NowAs Guatemala, China and other adoption hubs have pulled back on foreign adoptions or stopped them altogether, Africa has become the new frontier for adoptions, bolstered by the sight of stars such as Madonna and Angelina Jolie bringing African children...
If Catholic Charities can't accept same-sex marriage, it should get out of childcare and adoption business [Most Commented]Opinion L.A.The debate over marriage equality moved to the New York Senate this week. If the measure passes the Legislature, the state would be the largest to adopt same-sex marriage. Op-Ed columnist Tim Rutten zeroed in on New York's importance in......
Booster ShotsIn recent years, some private adoption agencies have promoted "embryo adoption" services in which people can take possession of donated embryos and use them in concert with fertility treatments to become pregnant. But a major medical group today blasted...
Living with a secret is psychologically destructive — that concept was nearly an anthem for Annette Baran, a clinical social worker and psychotherapist who co-wrote "The Adoption Triangle," an influential 1978 book credited with giving early shape...
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