95: Georgia Tann: Pedophile, Kidnapper & Inventor of Modern Adoption

95: Georgia Tann: Pedophile, Kidnapper & Inventor of Modern Adoption

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In 1926, a woman named Georgia Tann began running the Memphis branch of the Tennessee Children’s Home Society. Soon, Georgia began selling babies and children on the black market, often out of state. And as demand for children grew, she began kidnapping infants and even older children. While she is dubiously credited with normalizing adoption at a time that it was stigmatized, her real legacy is creating closed adoptions. She also left a legacy of horrific physical, emotional and sexual abuse ... See More

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