Adoptive American Parents of Russian Children Don't Deserve The Heat
Tina Traster, author of "Rescuing Julia Twice," says American Parents of Russian-adopted children don't deserve the heat they have received from Putin.
Eastern Promises and Western Realities of Adoption
Memoir writer Tina Traster brings to life other parents' stories about raising Russian-adopted children.
Are Adoptive Parents Who Give Up on Children Uncaring or Unprepared?
Tina Traster, author of "Rescuing Julia Twice" was horrified to read about the black market for "re-homing" internationally-adopted children. But she has an insider's understanding of why it is so difficult to raise an adopted child.
Who would give up an adopted child?
This wrenching story is the tale of one couple's decision to re-home their adopted Russian daughter.
Kidnapped or saved? How some orphans really feel when they're adopted
Not all newly adopted children feel grateful when they are whisked from impoverished orphanages overseas and find themselves surrounded by American affluence. Many are terrified, and some have even been told they've been adopted to be killed for their organs.