Thursday, December 23, 2010
From The Washington Post:
PARIS -- More than 300 Haitian children are preparing to fly to Paris with their new French adoptive families, just in time for the holidays.
French Foreign Minister Michele Alliot-Marie said Saturday that 318 children had been cleared for adoption and were being allowed to leave the Caribbean country, which is still reeling from a January earthquake and now experiencing a deadly cholera epidemic.
Authorities chartered two airplanes so French families can pick up the children. The flights will leave Paris on Tuesday and Thursday, Alliot-Marie said in a statement.
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