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Talking with Kids about the Hard Issues with Adoption (Rape,

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Adoption always happens in less than ideal circumstances, but some are harder to tell children than others.  Should we tell our children about rape, drug abuse, or physical abuse that may be a part of their birth family's history? How do we explain poverty so extreme that a family is forced to place a child for adoption?  How do we handle the possibility of corruption or fraud that happened in their birth country?  How should we tell, how much should we tell, and when should we tell? Join our guests Marilyn Rich, District Supervisor and Adoption Social Worker at Adoptions from the Heart with over 15 years of experience in adoption, and Rebecca Hackworth, Director of Social Services Dillon International. domestic adoption, international adoption, adopting from foster care, fostercare adoption, Guatemala adoptions, Ethiopian adoptions, transracial adoption, adopting a baby in the US, Russian adoption, adopting from Russia, adopting from China, Chinese adoption