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Indian Child Welfare Dispute-3

This photo provided by Amanda Clinton of the Cherokee Nation shows four-year-old Veronica, right, with her biological father, Dusten Brown, at a birthday party for her in Tahlequah, Okla. The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 said it won't intervene in an adoption dispute involving the Cherokee girl and dissolved a court order that was keeping her with her father. It wasn't immediately clear whether Veronica would remain in the Cherokee Nation, where she's been living with Brown and his family while he appealed court orders finalizing her adoption to Matt and Melanie Capobianco of South Carolina. (AP Photo/Cherokee Nation, Amanda Clinton)

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