Last year, real-estate developer and art collector Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. After purchasing his first piece of art in 1972, he has since amassed more than 1,500 works by artists ranging from Frank Stella to Ai [...]
Local woman attempts to retrieve adopted daughter from Haitian orphanage
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Hilliard resident Kathleen Hansley has been waiting for two years to adopt a Haitian child. The process was completely disrupted last week when a major earthquake rocked the Caribbean nation. Now Hansley says the judge in the case is dead and her daughter’s paperwork is buried in the rubble.
Hansley, a child therapist, says once she decided to adopt a child she was utterly charmed by the Haitian toddler she calls Gracie. Hansley talked with WOSU’s Marilyn Smith.
Hansley says she’ll continue to work to get her adopted daughter Gracie out of a Haitian orphanage.