Radio show on international adoption

From Chicago Public Radio. Just the synopsis suggests to me that I already know the direction of this piece, even without hearing it yet.

Madonna with adoptive son David from Malawi.

offers the opportunity for something wonderful. Children who need good
homes find loving parents. The process of an international adoption
multiplies the challenges in achieving the goal of a happy family.
Today, on Worldview we’ll talk about efforts to make international adoptions a safe and healthy process for every one involved.


adoptions seem fairly common. Everyone knows someone who has done it.
Then there are the constant stories in media about celebrities involved
in international adoption. Madonna’s recently rejected adoption in Malawi is just the latest chapter and controversy. A judge rejected her adoption in part because he was worried in it would encourage trafficking.

To hear the story, click here.

Author: JaeRan

Assistant professor at UW Tacoma, writer, and researcher.

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