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Torry Hansen

Sent Back By Adoptive Mom, Boy Slowly Adapts To Life In Russia

AP | MANSUR MIROVALEV | Posted 06.12.2012 | World

TOMILINO, Russia -- Two years after Artem Saveliev's American adoptive mother put him alone on a plane back to his homeland, the towheaded 9-year-old ...

Woman Who Returned Russian Adopted Boy Faces Suit

AP | By KRISTIN M. HALL | Posted 03.25.2012 | Parents

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- An American woman who sent her adopted Russian son back to Moscow alone on a plane with a note saying she didn't want him anymore ...

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.

Russia Sends More Mixed Signals On U.S. Adoptions

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Russian and U.S. officials gave birthday gifts Friday to the 8-year-old boy who was returned to Russia by his adoptive American mother,...

Russia Adoptions To U.S. SUSPENDED

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — A Foreign Ministry spokesman said Thursday that adoptions of Russian children by U.S. families had been suspended, although other Russi...

Torry Hansen, Woman Who 'Returned' Adopted Boy To Russia, Won't Talk

AP | BY SHEILA BURKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. — Local authorities said Monday they haven't been able to question a Tennessee woman who returned her adopted 7-year-old son ...

Artyom Savelyev: Russia May Freeze All Child Adoptions By U.S. Families After Tennessee Woman Sends Boy Back

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA and KRISTIN M. HALL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Russia threatened to suspend all child adoptions by U.S. families Friday after a 7-year-old boy adopted by a woman from Tennessee was sent ...

American Torry-Ann Hansen SENDS BACK Adopted Russian Son

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA and KRISTIN M. HALL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Russia threatened to suspend all child adoptions by U.S. families Friday after a 7-year-old boy adopted by a woman from Tennessee was s...