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World in Progress: Illegally adopted Brazilians search for their roots

Since the 1970's, many children from developing countries have been adopted by people from abroad, some of them illegally. In Brazil, foreign adoptions peaked in the 1980s. Those babies are now adults, and many are trying to find their biological families in Brazil. Katy Sherriff accompanied one German woman on her quest to discover her Brazilian origins with the help of NGO Brazil Baby Affair.

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