Adoption http://nhpr.org en Returning Adopted Children http://nhpr.org/post/returning-adopted-children <p>Adopting a child is for many people the culmination of a dream. But it takes work, and money – international adoptions can run from $15,000 to $40,000, and involve years of vetting and paperwork. Still, things don’t always work out. &nbsp;A network of internet groups has become an underground market for advertising and discarding unwanted children – most of them adopted from abroad.&nbsp; The process is called “private re-homing,” and it involves little or no government oversight. It’s the topic of an 18-month investigation by Reuters. <strong>Megan Twohey </strong>is investigative reporter at Thomson Reuters, and among those who worked on the 5-part series and multimedia presentation called, <a href="http://www.reuters.com/investigates/adoption/#article/part1" target="_blank">“The Child Exchange.”</a></p><p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 17:42:35 +0000 Virginia Prescott 35464 at http://nhpr.org Returning Adopted Children Gay Adoption in the Granite State http://nhpr.org/post/gay-adoption-granite-state <p>Concord Monitor Reporter Clay Wirestone has been writing about his experience as a gay parent. <a href="http://www.concordmonitor.com/topic/?t=nhadoption">He’s authored a series of articles</a> about the process he and his husband have gone through in adopting their 2 year old son. The series has also looked at the history of gay adoption in the Granite State. Clay joins us to talk about the series.</p><p></p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 13:40:29 +0000 Rick Ganley 30616 at http://nhpr.org