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Unformatted text preview: available on the international horizon 1997 13k 2004 24,800 Since 2005-2006 declined o Due to the changes of specific countries who are imposing to restrict availability of the children China ,Russia, Guatemala, south korea, parts of the former soviet union, india, Vietnam, haiti most popular adoption sites Types of adoption o Public adoption 15% o Private agency 37% o Kinship adoptions/ adopted by a relative or step parent 42% o Transracial adoptions 8% o International adoptions 15% o Est. 1 to 1.5 million children live with adoptive parents in the US 2% of all US children Between 2-4% of American families include an adoptive child...
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