As of May 2010, no Haitian adoptions are being processed unless they had begun before the earthquake. "It's important to note Debbie and Scott did it the right way and they had been trying to adopt Claire for years," Lisa says. "After the earthquake hit, there was just a loss of control. And it is an instinct, I think, when you see these children who are so desperate, you want to bring them home."
Through it all, Debbie and Scott say they have no regrets. "She's flourishing under that constant love and nurturing that she's getting here," Debbie says. "I've never seen her happier. It's just really been a beautiful thing."
Wyclef Jean's visit to Haiti
President Bill Clinton's hope for Haiti