(Al Hartmann | Tribune file photo) Terry Achane of South Carolina and his nearly 2-year-old daughter, Teleah, on Jan. 25, 2013. Achane was united with his daughter, who placed for adoption at birth without his knowledge or consent. His then-wife claimed Achane had abandoned her and had no interest in the child. A 4th District Court judge made it official during a hearing in Provo.
Father is ready to turn page on Utah adoption horror story
Utah courts • Judge orders adoptive parents to return child to father, who is ready for new life with daughter.
By Brooke Adams The Salt Lake Tribune, December 3, 2012
Note from Trace/Lara: I do believe this is a sign of the shift in adoption practices which has taken years to materialize.