Here is an outstanding work of journalism done by Reuters chronicling one woman and her journey to become a mother.
And why the simple desire to parent, should never be the only qualification when assigning anyone custody of another helpless human being.
The Puchallas had rescued Quita from an orphanage in Liberia, brought her to America and then signed her over to a couple they barely knew. Days later, they had no idea what had become of her.
When she arrived in the United States, Quita says, she “was happy … coming to a nicer place, a safer place. It didn’t turn out that way,” she says today. “It turned into a nightmare.”