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For Parents, Adopting Across Racial Lines Can Bring Unique Challenges

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Parents who adopt children know the process is filled with a lot of paperwork, but the promise of a family awaits on the other side. And with a growing number of transracial adoptions across the country, parents also have to consider how to protect their adoptive child's heritage. Sasha-Ann Simons (@SashaAnnSimons) from WAMU reports.

Correction: An earlier version of this post's headline incorrectly referred to adopting "transracial" children. We regret the error.

This article was originally published on April 15, 2019.

This segment aired on April 15, 2019.

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