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india Updated: Jan 31, 2008 02:01 IST
Neha Bhayana
Neha Bhayana
Hindustan Times
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‘A fair, chubby baby with dimpled cheeks and limpid eyes.’

Till a few years ago it was this image of the ‘Murphy baby’ — the famous cherub who was the mascot for Murphy radio sets in the good old days — that clouded the minds of those who went for adoption.

But attitudes have changed, albeit a little, with regard to looks, according to some adoption agencies.

“Everyone used to have this image of a dream baby in mind when they came to us. But now a lot of couples have no issues about the child’s complexion or features,” said Sunil Arora, administrator of Bal Asha Trust at Mahalaxmi.