The adoptee as a commodity has specific meanings, such as fulfilling a desire to have children or to show benevolence and charity.
An adoptee herself, Joyner successfully searched for and located her birth family.
Dependent children must be U.S. citizens who live in the U.S. for the majority of the year, do not provide more than half of their own support, be younger than 16 and be a blood relative or an adoptee.
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