This story is a bit of the Elian Gonzales situation in reverse. If Janet Reno hadn't returned Elian to his father, would this have been a more difficult fight for an American on foreign soil? "You didn't return Elian, so why should we return Sean?"
A New Jersey man and his 9-year-old son were reunited in Brazil after a 5-year international custody battle, and immediately headed home to spend the holidays in the United States.I give this man an enormous amount of credit for his dedication and love!
David Goldman and his son, Sean, left on a charter plane about three hours after the boy was handed over by his Brazilian family. Sean has lived in Brazil since Goldman's ex-wife, Bruna Bianchi, brought him to her native country for what was supposed to be a two-week vacation in 2004. She stayed, divorced Goldman and remarried, and Goldman began legal efforts to get Sean back.