Henri Brooks takes state to court as a survivor of black-market adoption ring

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 25, 2024 1:37 PM CT | Published: February 25, 2024 4:00 AM CT

County Commissioner Henri Brooks found out three years ago she was adopted through the Tennessee Children’s Home Society, a notorious black-market adoption operation. Her lawsuit against the state could open a “floodgate.”


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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.