Battered Adoptive Parents Give Away Their Out-Of-Control Child

Lori Gertz, a marketing specialist from Long Grove, Ill., was the first to hold and feed her adoptive newborn Ellie. Despite a terrible rash, Ellie was a perfectly beautiful eight-pound baby with a "squeaky-clean" medical record. But her mental health quickly deteriorated after she arrived home. Ellie was virtually impossible to soothe. She would cry for hours. Touching and rocking only made her worse. As she grew older, Ellie lashed out at anyone who would say no, and even pushed her mother...Full Story
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