Missouri Congressman and Wife Adopt Boy From Russia

April 22, 2006 - Posted at 12:51 p.m. CST

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Missouri Congressman Roy Blunt and his wife,

Abigail, have adopted a son.

Russian-born Alexander Charles Blunt is 18 months old. His

parents are calling him Charlie.

Blunt is 56. He has three adult children from his previous

marriage, including Missouri Governor Matt Blunt.

Abigail Blunt is 44 and married the congressman in 2003. She

works in government relations for Kraft Foods.

(Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)