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NEEDLE IN HAYSTACK Finding biological parents abroad is an uphill struggle for adoptees

source By Anand Chandrasekhar THIS CONTENT WAS PUBLISHED ON JANUARY 14, 2020 11:00 AMJAN 14, 2020 – 11:00 Time, money, determination and local contacts are essential for a roots search abroad.(Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.) International adoptees in Switzerland face legal hurdles, slow-moving bureaucracy and cultural resistance when trying to trace their origins in faraway… Read more »

Adopted by Danes, Indian finds mum after 40 years

SourceSwati Deshpande TNN | Oct 17, 2019, 05.19 AM IST MUMBAI: Four decades ago, David Santhakumar had looked into his mother’s eyes as an infant in Chennai. Last Friday, he did so again, this time as David Nielsen and from across continents via a video call. Both were unable to hide their joy and wonder…. Read more »

HC aids Swiss woman’s roots search

Source Times of IndiaSwati Deshpande | TN .. HC aids Swiss woman’s roots search TNN | Oct 10, 2019, 05.24 AM IST MUMBAI: In a relief to an adoptee from India who lives in Switzerland, the Bombay high court on Wednesday allowed her to search for her Indian roots via a power of attorney (PoA) holder. Though… Read more »

Chennai couple reunite with son who was kidnapped 20 years ago and adopted in US

Source Nageshwar and Sivagami’s son was kidnapped from Pulianthope in Chennai by an autorickshaw driver in 1999 and given away to an orphanage that did illegal adoptions. Geetika Mantri Tuesday, September 10, 2019 – 17:20 From left: Nageshwar Rao, Avinash, Sivagami September 8, 2019 – Nageshwar Rao and Sivagami will remember this day forever. This… Read more »