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Update on the Guatemala Kidnapping and American Adoption of Karen Abigail Monahan

Mirah Riben | Posted 06.26.2016 | Crime
Mirah Riben

In December 2014 I reported on the Guatemala kidnapping of Anyeli Liseth Hernández and her US adoption by Timothy and Jennifer Monahan of Liberty Missouri who named the child Karen Abigail.

Guatemalan Kidnapping / American Adoption: The Karen Monahan Story

Mirah Riben | Posted 02.06.2015 | Impact
Mirah Riben

While Karen/Anyeli's adoptive parents and the U.S. government ignore the controversy and illegalities surrounding her adoption, it remains to be seen how learning about it, which seems inevitable given the news coverage, will affect the child at the center of it.

Adoption Nightmare: Family Forced To Return Daughter To Guatemala

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 12.24.2011 | Parents

In 2008, Timothy and Jennifer Monahan adopted Karen, a 4-year-old girl from Guatemala. Three years after the adoption, the Monahans were hit with horr...