Anne Goodwin
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Was the setup credible? Would a social worker prefer to send a child abroad, away from all that’s familiar, with an elderly man he's never met and is unaccustomed to children, rather than in state foster care? Is that an indictment of US social services?

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Cora Jane Knowing how terrible and traumatic the US foster care system is, I think a good and caring social worker would do absolutely anything to keep him out of that system, yes.
Molly Ferguson That part did seem unbelievable, especially the rushed passport.
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