This Adopted Baby Wouldn’t Let Anyone Touch Her – And There Was A Heartbreaking Explanation Why

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Unfortunately, the treatment program would ultimately prove unsuccessful. Moreover, Tina’s concerns about “more aggressive, hormone-altering” fertility treatments, such as in vitro fertilization, meant that the pair were quickly running out of options.

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And so in 2003 the couple, both aged 40, made what would be a life-changing decision. Yes, they decided to adopt a child of their own. Soon after, and without having read a single parenting book, Tina and her husband headed to Russia to visit their soon-to-be daughter.

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However, what the couple witnessed when they reached Russia was harrowing. “I have seen many grim things in my lifetime,” Tina later recalled on her blog, Julia & Me. “Few rival the sights, sounds and smells I experienced in the Siberian orphanage where my daughter’s life began…”

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