Ukrainian Girl Allegedly Abandoned By Adoptive Parents Kristine And Michael Barnett Says She’s A Teen Not An Adult
When Kristine and Michael Barnett adopted Natalia, a little girl born with dwarfism from Ukraine, they say they were told she was 6 years old. However, they claim bone density tests, among other physical evidence, led them to believe she was much older, so they went to court, and Natalia was declared 22 years old. Then, the Barnetts moved her into an apartment and moved to Canada.
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In an exclusive interview airing on Dr. Phil on Thursday, Natalia speaks out for the first time. How old does she say she really is? Watch the video above. And, what does she claim her life was like before the Barnetts adopted her?
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On Thursday, watch more of the exclusive interview. Natalia responds to the Barnetts’ claims that she tried to harm them – and even attempted to kill them. And hear from the family that took in Natalia almost seven years ago. Check here to see where you can watch.