Law: Baby Sale

Last winter in California pretty 20-year-old Marian Brown found herself pregnant by a young truck driver named Beard. To give the baby a name Beard married her and then disappeared.

As she lay in the hospital at San Jose expecting the child, Marian was terrified by the expenses as well as the ordeal ahead of her. She did not want a baby. Her childless sister-in-law Mrs. Evelyn Brown came from Los Angeles and offered to pay hospital bills of some $200 in exchange for the unborn baby. Marian signed an agreement to that...