NPR's Scott Simon on adoption: 'It's been a wonderful, emotional experience'

Scott, Lina, and Elise Simon
Scott Simon and his daughters Lina and Elise. Simon tells the story of how he and his wife adopted their daughters, and the experiences of other adoptive families in "Baby, we were meant for each other." He calls it a collection of love stories.
Photo courtesy Scott Simon

Most of us know Scott Simon as the host of NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday.

But in his new book "Baby, we were meant for each other" he explores another hugely important part of his life - as an adoptive father.

Simon and his wife Caroline adopted their two daughters from China.

Simon told Euan Kerr that while adoption has always been with us, he wrote the book to examine how things have changed in recent years.

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