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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Adoption in Glee Misleading

From USA Today:

More than 2,600 people are asking Fox TV and its hit series Glee (Tuesdays, 8 p.m. ET/PT) to air public service announcements about the reality of adoption, arguing the show's current story line perpetuates "harmful" myths.

Amber Austin, who adopted a baby boy last year, began an online petition after watching Glee's Sept. 27 episode, in which Quinn (Dianna Agron) vows to get her baby girl back after placing her for adoption. Glee returns Tuesday after a two-week hiatus.

"What really bothers me," Austin says, is the suggestion that birth mothers can simply take back a child.

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I've never been a fan of Glee. Generally speaking, I think the Glee story line distorts reality for young people who lack real world experience to be able to know that they are being presented with a distorted version of reality.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Attorneys | Nov 3, 2011 6:54:14 AM

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