A New Life For A Russian Girl And Her American Family
Americans Kendra and Jason Skaggs were in the final stages of adopting a child from Russia when Moscow banned all U.S. adoptions, effective January 1. Their hopes were fading -- but because they were in the last steps of the process, a court allowed their adoption to go through. The parents were able to bring their 5-year-old daughter, Polina, to her new home in Arkansas last month. Polina, who was born with spina bifida and a clubfoot, is adjusting to life with her American parents and brother, and is rapidly learning English. Her mother Kendra sent this video of a day in the life of their family.