by Hans Johnson

A new documentary film called Stuck follows three American families and four orphans from Vietnam, Haiti, and Ethiopia as they wade through the red tape of international adoption. These adoptions have been increasingly difficult to accomplish in recent years, especially with nations like Russia now banning them.

The film, narrated by actress Mariska Hargitay, also features Senator Mary Landrieu (D – LA), the Senatorial co-chair of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption. She is the mother of two domestically adopted children, and her husband was adopted from Ireland. Landrieu believes “every child deserves to grow up in a family, and we in the United States need to do more to make this happen”:

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