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Following the devastating earthquake in Haiti, images of helpless children surfaced on the TV screens of American families, compelling them to open up their homes and adopt. Although this is a kind gesture, adoption processes in Haiti are extremely difficult and normally take up to three years to complete. Now, after the earthquake, there are hundreds of more children desperately seeking homes in addition to the children who were orphans prior to the tragedy. Yet some of the orphanages in Haiti are not legitimate.

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