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Old 04-27-2008, 09:57 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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The father of the Malawian boy adopted by Madonna has accused the pop star of severing contact between him and his son and says he regrets ever putting the child up for adoption.

Madonna ‘cuts off’ father from adopted son - Times Online
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Old 04-28-2008, 07:32 AM
 
Location: Hillsborough
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the singer said that when she first saw David, nobody knew the whereabouts of his father. When she returned to see him three months later, Madonna said he “had pneumonia, malaria and God knows what else”.
It doesn't sound like the biological father cared too much about what was happening with his son when he left him at the orphanage. But now he's interested all of the sudden because a celebrity is adopting the boy.

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“I feel robbed. I should be able to see my son and say hello,” Banda said. “I don’t know how he is growing, what person he is turning into. This pains me because it looks like he is not my son any more.”
I have little sympathy. You left him at an orphanage and gave him up for adoption! What expectation do you have to continue to be in his life?
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Old 04-28-2008, 10:42 AM
 
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why should this adoption be different from any other? most adopted kids do not have any contact with bio parents. when he is old enough, if he would like to search for his family, he should be able to. it's as if the father thought, oh, my son will have a good life, but i wont have to pay for any of it....but you still want to be a part of his life?
you should not have given him up just cause you got a new wife (that is what i think i read last year)
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Old 04-28-2008, 11:04 AM
 
Location: Where the sun always shines..
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Just another reason I would never adopt. Don't people realize adoption means giving up your child?? Since when does adoption mean remaining in touch? That's not what adoption means, and I don't understand how it ever got turned around to mean such a thing. You leave your child for adoption and you have to give up, all your faith has to be put into convincing yourself that your child is growing fine and living a better life than you could have provided. That's it, deal with it!
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