| Mar. 13, 2009 5:51 PM
  • Length: 6:30 minutes (5.96 MB)

Scott Carney is an investigative reporter based in Chennai, India. In the March/April 2009 issue of Mother Jones, he examines the dark side of international adoption, and asks the question: How did a boy kidnapped from the slums of India wind up adopted by an American family in the Midwest?

Mother Jones multimedia editor Laura McClure spoke with Carney about how families can avoid adoption pitfalls, the ethics of overseas adoption, and what happened to the boy profiled in the story after the story went to press.

Read Carney's article, "Meet the Parents," and click here to listen to and subscribe to MoJo's audio podcast interviews.

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