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“Adoption Catwalk” highlights desperate state of adoption in Brazil

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“Adoption Catwalk” took place in Mato Grosso

On Tuesday, the adoption authorities in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso held the second edition of an event they call “Adoption on the Catwalk,” in association with the state bar association. Though the name is curious, to say the least, “Adoption on the Catwalk” is exactly what it sounds like. Hosted at a shopping mall in the city of Cuiabá, the event involved 18 children available for adoption, aged between 4 and 17, being paraded in a fashion show to a group of around 200 onlookers, largely made up of potential adoptive...

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