International adoptions plummet globally

In this March 31, 2012 photo, items meant for Akira-Li, a child Sharon Brooks was planning to adopt, are shown at her house in New York. Brooks, 56, waited three and a half years for the release of a little girl in Vietnam after the U.S. froze adoptions there in 2008 amid serious fraud concerns. Finally, in January, Brooks learned the child she had named Akira-Li would instead be adopted by a Vietnamese family. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

In this March 31, 2012 photo, items meant for Akira-Li, a child Sharon Brooks was planning to adopt, are shown at her house in New York. Brooks, 56, waited three and a half years for the release of a little girl in Vietnam after the U.S. froze adoptions there in 2008 amid serious fraud concerns. Finally, in January, Brooks learned the child she had named Akira-Li would instead be adopted by a Vietnamese family. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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