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Torry Hansen

Impermanence: When Adoptions Fail

Mirah Riben | Posted 12.30.2014 | Impact
Mirah Riben

Adoptive parent bloggers commiserate when they find themselves in over their heads with children who they describe as not what they "bargained for." Certainly we cannot and should not force any parent to continue to care for a child they feel incapable of living with.

To Russia, with Love?

Elaine Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Elaine Hall

I do not condone placing an eight year-old boy on an airplane by himself, but it seems to me that Torry Hansen may have done the best she could with the limited options and tools that she had.

Return to Sender

David Rudich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Rudich

Who leaves a child alone to fly halfway around the world to strangers? What Torry Hanson did is child abandonment and abuse, and something has to be done so that it doesn't happen again.