Adoption center closure leaves would-be parents with heavy hearts, light wallets

February 3, 2017

RALEIGH, North Carolina (WTVD) -- Thad and Valencia Harris put their hearts on the line and money on the table in the hopes of having a baby. The Raleigh couple has gone through IVF and this summer, started adoption. They created a brochure and established a toll-free phone number to better market themselves to prospective moms. The Harrises say they feel abandoned and deceived after a baby adoption agency abruptly closed its doors after decades of business. The Independent Adoption Center is filing for bankruptcy. "It's emotionally draining," Valencia Harris said. ORIGINAL STORY: PROSPECTIVE PARENTS STUNNED BY ADOPTION CENTER'S CLOSING "It's hard. I just...

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