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Give homes to US orphans

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I’ve been reading stories about Haitian adoptions recently in the Journal. I commend families willing to open their homes to needy children. However, I do wonder why people are looking outside the U.S. to adopt when there are 500,000 kids in the U.S. foster system that cost taxpayers $22 billion a year. Is there something wrong with adopting U.S. orphans? Tom Cavallero, Foresthill