Saving Ellie: Battered Adoptive Parents Give Up Out-Of-Control Child

Lori and Craig Gertz, parents from Long Grove, Ill., were faced with a heartbreaking and unimaginable choice: to keep their family together, or to give up one of their kids in order to protect the others. Seven-year-old, adopted daughter Ellie was out of control, hurting her siblings and trying to hurt herself -- all because she was born with a condition called fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). When Lori Gertz brought the eight pound adoptive newborn home from the hospital, she quickly...Full Story
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