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# Across the water
'Sold to the highest bidder' - how Ireland's institutions allowed Americans to adopt Irish children in the 1950s
On average 10 Irish children (the vast majority born outside of marriage) per month were adopted by American citizens in the early-to-mid 1950s.
# Jane Russell
The story of Jane Russell's adopted Irish son that nearly ended her career
The Hollywood star’s son was adopted from an Irish family in the 1950s in a move that nearly ended Russell’s career.
# Jane Russell
Hollywood actress Jane Russell passes away
Star of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and The Outlaw died at home in Santa Maria, California.