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At least 70 percent of the children were adopted from overseas, including Russia, China, Ethiopia and Ukraine.

Many say the adopted children are so manipulative that parents are seen as predators by counselors or social workers.

The adopted children, then 18 months and 2.5 years old, came to the family abused and neglected, Wisner says.

Her adopted daughter tried to suffocate a younger biological sibling.

Now Wisconsin is considering making it mandatory for parents who adopt overseas to have their children “re-adopted” in the state.

In his childlike, impulsive fashion he had not thought of the future when he adopted Jean.

I have an adopted sister, six years older than myself, who married twelve years ago.

But consider what it will be when the system is adopted on a more comprehensive scale.

It looks very much as if the same policy adopted in the war of 1871-3 had been consciously followed.

Since it is well to have a definite standard, 7500 is generally adopted as the normal for the adult.


On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to adopted, such as: accessible, familiar, prevalent, public, rampant, and ubiquitous.

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