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Unscrupulous adoption practices abuse Marshallese mothers, families

  • THE NEW YORK TIMES / 2015

    An overhead view of Ejit, center, with the ocean to the north and a lagoon to the south, of the Marshall Islands.

From late 2016, there has been concern of incidents that out-adoptions have returned to Hawaii; pregnant women brought here in groups with the intent to give their children over to adoptive families who come here from the mainland and leave with little awareness of the personal and cultural impacts of their good intent. Read more

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