and thus an alternative to transracial adoption for a large segment of those
awaiting adoption in the United States, older black children. We believe that
agencies should concentrate considerably more of their recruitment energies
toward this population and toward finding black sponsors for these programs.
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Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Book title: Transracial Adoptees and Their Families:A Study of Identity and Commitment.
Contributors: Rita J. Simon - Author, Howard Altstein - Author.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1987.
Page number: 131.
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