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August 15, 2013

South Carolina couple say they haven’t seen 3-year-old

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A South Carolina couple said Thursday they’ve yet to meet or talk to their 3-year-old adopted daughter as well as her biological father, despite their pleas and an ultimatum from Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin.

Matt and Melanie Capobianco traveled to Oklahoma from South Carolina on Tuesday hoping to see 3-year-old Veronica. The girl has been at the center of an adoption dispute involving the couple and her biological father, Dusten Brown, who is a member of the Cherokee Nation.

“As legal discussions between our attorneys continue regarding physical custody of our daughter, we have not yet seen her nor have we been informed of her whereabouts,” the couple said in a statement released early Thursday. “Although we have not personally heard from Dusten, we plan to continue pursuing the option of facilitation aside from ongoing legal actions.”

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