Monkeys As Surrogate Children

People are adopting monkeys and treating them like a child.

PHOTOS: Monkeys As Surrogate Children

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Many parents face empty-nest syndrome when their kids move out of the house, but some parents have a unique way of filling the void -- by raising monkeys as children. These "monkids," as many people who have brought monkeys into their families call them, raise a lot of eyebrows but these "new parents" say they feel fulfilled.

These families with monkids were featured on ABC News' "Primetime" in June 2008. (Courtesy of the Johnson Family)

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