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Couple wants to void adoption of ‘mentally ill’ Russian orphans

Updated: Nov 17, 2020

Posted October 26, 2014, in the New York Post:

A Long Island couple has asked a judge to vacate the adoption of two Russian-born children who suffer from serious mental disorders and are now living in state institutions.

In a rare move, Nassau County Surrogate’s Judge Edward McCarty III will keep his courtroom open for the case, which starts this month, citing public ­interest in the “disturbing facts” surrounding the adoption, including the allegation that adoption agencies pulled a “bait and switch.”

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