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December 15th, 2011
12:41 PM ET

Gay dad gets his adopted Columbian sons back

Chandler Burr was blocked from bringing his adopted Colombian sons, Joe and Brian, back to the United States because of his sexual orientation. But after a long and emotional fight, they have returned home.

Today on American Morning, Carol Costello checks in with the newly reunited family.


Filed under: Adoption
December 1st, 2011
10:27 AM ET

Chandler Burrt claims Colombia denied adoption because of his sexual orientation

Chandler Burr thought he had achieved his life-long dream when he adopted two Columbian boys he met through an international adoption agency.

But once Colombian authorities learned that Burr was gay, they refused to let him bring the boys back to the United States. It is legal for gay men to adopt in Columbia, though it is seldom allowed.

Today on American Morning, Carol Costello sits down with Burr to find out how he's fighting to get his boys back.


Filed under: Adoption • Controversy • Gay Rights