Global Voices

Girl, Adopted

Season 6 Episode 17 | 1h 18m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

When 13 year old Weynshet leaves her orphanage in Ethiopia with her new American parents, she believes all her prayers have been answered. But in gaining a family, she must leave behind everything she has ever known. Spanning four years in the life of one irrepressible girl, the film offers an intimate look at the struggle to create an identity in the aftermath of adoption across race and culture.

Aired: 09/30/13

Expired: 10/30/13

Rating: TV-PG

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