When Candice Warltier landed in Katmandu almost three months ago, she only expected to be there a short time as she tied up loose ends on the process to adopt a chubby-cheeked 1-year-old named Antara.
As it turned out, the Chicago woman stayed much longer, held up by an investigation by the U.S. State Department, which had recently changed its policy toward adoptions from Nepal.
But today U.S. embassy officials in Katmandu gave her the happy news. The investigation was done, and they could return home to Chicago.
"My daughter and I are coming home," she said in an interview from her apartment in Katmandu.
Ethics, Transparency, Support
~ What All Adoptions Deserve.