“A Father’s Struggle to Stop His Daughter’s Adoption Cont’d.”

Last summer, I wrote a feature article for The Atlantic on Christopher Emanuel’s struggle to stop his daughter’s adoption. Chris had been in an interracial relationship with a young woman whose family…

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“A Father’s Struggle to Stop His Daughter’s Adoption”

Christopher Emanuel first met his girlfriend in the fall of 2012, when they were both driving forklifts at a warehouse in Trenton, South Carolina. She was one of a handful of women on the job; she was white and he was black. She ignored him at first, and Emanuel saw it as a challenge…

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