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The Family Weekly: The Consequential Legal Battle Over One Dallas Family’s Adoption

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When the Brackeens, a married couple in Dallas, agreed to foster a nine-month-old baby, they had no idea that a year later they would run afoul of a 1978 law called the Indian Child Welfare Act. The law was passed as a retroactive measure after centuries of forcibly removing Native American children

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