How a white American woman “adopted” 97 African children for life

The entire family, in 2016

The small, shy Tanzanian boy was four; easily old enough to understand the next words of his father. Father and son stood together, facing India Howell, then a middle-aged Caucasian lady from New York. “This is my son,’ the father began. “His mother is dead. He lived with his grandmother, but she is dead. I want you to take him.”