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Answered 2006-09-07 06:53:16

It sounds like you have a pretty good chance. I know it's hard to wait and until you get the child you'll never know for sure. Usually the history of the child is kept extremely confidential and since you are reading the genetic history of the child you are at least a good candidate. Good luck and God Bless this case for you! * In most US states one of the requirements of adopting a child is that all applicants be fully informed of the genetic history/parentage of the eligible child or children in so much as it is available. Please do not become overconfident as it is not an indication that the applicants have been approved. Foster families are also required to be made aware of such issues due to the fact that they are legally responsible for the mental and physical well being the child in their care.

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