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Indian Child Welfare Dispute

FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2013 file photo, Veronica, the 4-year-old Cherokee girl at the center of an adoption dispute, smiles in a bathroom of the Cherokee Nation Jack Brown Center in Tahlequah, Okla. The adoptive parents and biological father of Veronica failed to reach an agreement after a week of negotiations in Oklahoma, the judge overseeing the negotiations said Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Tulsa World, Mike Simons, File)

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