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Russian adoption and NHRussia's policy change regarding adoptions in the US has put the future of one NH organization in limbo, and may crush the dreams of one NH couple in the middle of the adoption process.

4-year-old Alina, who was adopted from Russia three years ago, sits alongside a cabinet of Russian collectables in the Bedford home of her adopted parents Wendy and Peter Rella. The Rellas are hoping to adopt a son, also from Russia. (JOSH GIBNEY/UNION LEADER)
Wendy Rella, of Bedford, gets a hug from her 4-year-old daughter Alina who was adopted from Russia three years ago. Rella, and her husband Peter are hoping to adopt a son, also from Russia. (JOSH GIBNEY/UNION LEADER)
Wendy Rella, of Bedford, talks to the New Hampshire Union Leader about the issues she and her husband Peter are encountering in the process of adopting a son from Russia. (JOSH GIBNEY/UNION LEADER)
Wendy Rella, of Bedford sits with her 4-year-old daughter Alina who was adopted from Russia three years ago. Rella, and her husband Peter are hoping to adopt a son, also from Russia. (JOSH GIBNEY/UNION LEADER)