Overseas Adoptions Come of Age

MomAdoptedChild150x120.jpgHere’s a compelling feature story from the Chicago Tribune on the challenge of overseas adoptions and how perspectives and approaches on the matter have evolved over the years. According to the article, Americans have adopted a half-million children from overseas in the last 40 years. In the early days of international adoptions, many parents believed their children’s lives would be easier and they would face less prejudice if they shed their native culture, but today that mindset has shifted 180 degrees — which has led to a new set of challenges.