Adoption | Adoption advocates worry new rules on international adoption will leave more children languishing in orphanages
by Jamie Dean
Posted 4/12/18, 03:33 pm
When Michelet Joseph arrived in the United States in the summer of 2015, the small Haitian boy couldn’t pull up or stand up on his own.
Michelet was nearly 7 years old.
Born with hydrocephalus, Michelet was 11 months old when his mother died. His father had abandoned the family. Michelet spent the next year in a mountain village north of Port-au-Prince, lying on the floor while his grandfather farmed.