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Adoption

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  • Dorothy DeBolt dies at 89; adoption advocate raised 20 children

    Dorothy DeBolt dies at 89; adoption advocate raised 20 children
    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...
  • Reuben Pannor dies at 90; trailblazer for open adoptions

    Reuben Pannor dies at 90; trailblazer for open adoptions
    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...
  • African adoptions raise alarm about safeguards

     
    As 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...
  • Superman turns 75: 75 super images of the Man of Steel

     
    Superman looks good for 75. The Last Son of Krypton's 75th anniversary coincides with the June 14 release of “Man ......
  • Happy birthday, Superman! A look back at 75 powerful years

     
    It's an auspicious occasion for the Man of Steel. Exactly 75 years ago today, Superman made his debut in “Action ......
  • Annette Baran dies at 83; crusader for open adoption

    Annette Baran dies at 83; crusader for open adoption
    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...
  • If Catholic Charities can't accept same-sex marriage, it should get out of childcare and adoption business [Most Commented]

     
    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......
  • No matter what, some sense of loss

    EXPERTS who advocate open adoption as well as those who oppose it say that adoptees grapple with a sense of loss. Virtually all adoptees understand that they have been given up by their birth parents and fear deep down that they might be given up again....
  • Live chat: between two families

    2007-08-06 15:04:08.0 Administrator: Hello and welcome to our chat on open adoption. We have with us subjects of Sonia Nazario's story; adoptive mother Dorrie and adopted daughter Kendall McArthur and birth mother, Patti Dick 2007-08-06 15:04:27.0...
  • Cost puts damper on this Olympic event

    It seemed like a good idea. Bring your adopted Chinese daughters (and they're almost all daughters) back to Beijing to experience the glories of the 2008 Summer Olympics, connect with the homeland and watch the Middle Kingdom at a key moment in its...
  • State hospital chief to appear in court on charges of molesting adopted son

     
    With the executive director of Napa State Hospital scheduled to appear in a Los Angeles County court Friday on charges he molested his adopted son, Long Beach police investigators have revealed his five alleged victims are all boys under 14.......