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Russian Adoptions Slow but not Stopped a Year after Uproar

Russian Adoptions Slow but not Stopped a Year after Uproar

by / on April 7, 2011

A year after a woman in Shelbyville sent the international adoption world into a frenzy, placements from Russia are returning to a “new normal.”

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Still No Charges in Returned Russian Adoption

by / on April 28, 2010

The investigation of a Shelbyville woman who sent her adopted son back to Russia has yet to yield any charges, and law enforcement officials sound doubtful it will.

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Adoption Agency Lost Contact with Shelbyville Mother in March

by / on April 13, 2010

The adoption agency overseeing the placement of a Russian boy in Shelbyville hasn’t talked to the mother in weeks. A 33-year-old nurse named Torry Hansen adopted a 7-year-old she named Justin last year and sent him back to Moscow last week with a note saying he has psychological problems. Russian officials have threatened to suspend international adoptions.

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