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FILE - This December 2012 photo provided by the family shows, from left, John, Jack and Renee Thomas at their home in Minnetrista, Minn. Jack was adopted from Russia in 2008. On Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, Renee went on television in Russia with an emotional appeal for an exception to be made to Russia's year-old ban on adoptions by Americans. She and her husband adopted a boy from Russia in 2008 and refuse to give up long-standing efforts to also adopt Nikolai, their son's biological brother. (AP Photo/Ron Ruud)

FILE - This December 2012 photo provided by the family shows, from left, John, Jack and Renee Thomas at their home in Minnetrista, Minn. Jack was adopted from Russia in 2008. On Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, Renee went on television in Russia with an emotional appeal for an exception to be made to Russia's year-old ban on adoptions by Americans. She and her husband adopted a boy from Russia in 2008 and refuse to give up long-standing efforts to also adopt Nikolai, their son's biological brother. (AP Photo/Ron Ruud)

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