Adoption: Now There's The Cyber Stork
When Mary and Tom Glatt of Phoenix set out last year to adopt a baby, they learned the importance of casting a wide net. Mary, 39, owner of a nursing employment agency, prepared a family biography called a "Dear Birthmother Letter" that she distributed to local attorneys. The couple put similar information, along with photos and a video clip, on the Internet. Mary and her husband, a 40-year-old pharmaceutical salesman, also told everyone they knew of their search. A lead from a colleague of Tom's led them to a pregnant teenager who agreed to place her child with the Glatts. Three weeks before giving birth, she told them she was keeping the baby.
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