Adoption,Northern California,Sacramento County, California

Thousands of parents left heartbroken after nationwide adoption agency closes

February 4, 2017

The Independent Adoption Center notified hundreds of families that they were closing their multiple branches nationwide on Tuesday. The non-profit is headquartered in Northern California. One Sacramento County couple who went through the agency is hoping they'll be able to keep their baby that they've already been raising for months. For privacy reasons, we'll refer to the mother as "Lindsey." "We've always wanted to be parents," said Lindsey. "I do have a medical condition that made it difficult for us. When it came down to deciding what we wanted to do, we decided adoption." It's been almost two-and-a-half years since the process began, and Lindsey said there were never any red flags. Even...

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