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Veronica's Birth Mom Speaks Out About Adoption Battle

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In an exclusive interview for the Dr. Phil show, Veronica's birth mom is speaking out about the ongoing custody dispute.

Christinna Maldonado says Dusten Brown was always clear he was giving up his parental rights and urged him to hand over Veronica to her adoptive parents.

9/23/2013 Related Story: South Carolina Couple Take Custody Of 'Baby Veronica'

"Six months into my pregnancy, I text him and I asked him if he wanted to be in her life and whenever I got a text back, he let me know that he wanted to sign his rights away and that he had spoken to his family and they had all agreed that it would be best for him if that's what he did," said Christinna Maldonado.

Christy says she has saved that text message.

Maldonado says she chose Matt and Melanie Capobianco because they would be "awesome" parents. Maldonado now hopes Dusten Brown will honor her wishes and let the South Carolina couple take care of Veronica.

"I would just love for him to hand her over to them and let her live a normal happy life that I chose for her, that I had to choose for her," said Christinna Maldonado.

Dr. Phil plans to feature Maldnado's interview in an upcoming show.

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