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A TV gameshow has tried to win the world’s most extreme ratings war ... by giving away BABIES. Amaan Ramazan, dubbed Pakistan’s answer to The Price is Right, usually awards washing machines or laptops. But when viewing peaks during the holy month of Ramadan it has twice offered newborns to winners.
The orphan trains are among the most famous episodes in adoption history. Between 1854 and 1929, as many as 250,000 children from New York and other Eastern cities were sent by train to towns in midwestern and western states, as well as Canada and Mexico. Families interested in the orphans showed up to look them over when they were placed on display in local train stations, and placements were frequently made with little or no investigation or oversight.