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QUESTION: "Shouldn't they be allowed to have their own children?"
ANSWER: Yes. First of all, please allow me to say that I am genuinely sorry for the tragic circumstances. I mean every word of that remark, and I can only commend you for caring. I am, to be candid, quite frankly utterly baffled at the state of affairs. It would seem that this unfortunate child passed away through absolutely no fault of his parents but rather through medical negligence. That much, it certainly seems, has been established judicially beyond any shadow of a doubt. Now, however, the remaining two children have not been reunited with their parents, and that is just plain inexplicable. The only possible scenario I can imagine to explain this ordeal is that these parents are stuck in a bureaucratic trap. The only way I know to resolve such cases are through zealous advocacy. The very first step would be to confer with local legal counsel to make a demand of the agency. Put their feet to the fire, get to the bottom of their position, and it may well be discovered that the agency is either intentionally acting against judicial decree or is simply acting on some sort of oversight or error. I have seen both types of scenarios personally, I regret to say. It would cost $20 to meet with a private attorney. Scheduling such a consultation would be my absolutely number one most urgent recommendation at this juncture, meaning tomorrow (Monday): Lawyer Referral Information Service. Otherwise, I hate to say I see virtually zero chance of anything changing for the better.
I truly hope all works out for you and all concerned.
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