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Updated: April 9, 2010 20:50 IST

Grandmother: Adopted boy was violent, angry

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Russian Foreign Minister Mr. Sergey Lavrov. File photo: AP.
Russian Foreign Minister Mr. Sergey Lavrov. File photo: AP.

The grandmother of an adopted boy who was sent back to Russia alone on an airplane says the child was violent and angry with his mother in the U.S.

Nancy Hansen told The Associated Press on Friday from her home in Shelbyville, Tennessee, that she put the child on a plane to Russia with a note from her daughter. She says the family paid a man $200 to pick the boy up at the airport and take him to the Russian Education and Science Ministry.

Ms. Hansen says the boy, known as Justin to his adoptive family, was sent back to the ministry because the family thought officials there could take care of him. She says it wasn’t child abandonment because a stewardess was watching the boy on the flight and a reputable person picked him up in Russia.

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