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Eye On New York: On A Man’s Fight For His Son

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David Goldman and his son Sean

David Goldman (L) and his son Sean attend an NBA game between the New Jersey Nets and the Indiana Pacers at the Izod Center on January 15, 2010 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Sean was at the center of a five-year custody battle that pitted David Goldman against his late wife’s family in Brazil. David Goldman won custody, bringing Sean to the U.S. on Christmas Eve.(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (CBS 2) – When David Goldman’s five-year fight to bring his son, Sean, home from Brazil finally ended, it was an emotional reunion and return to Tinton Falls, N.J.

Sean had been taken there by Goldman’s wife, who quickly divorced him and married into a powerful Brazilian family. Even after she died, her family successfully blocked Sean’s return through a maze of legal maneuvers.

But in the end, an upper court decision gave David Goldman his son back.

CBS 2’s Don Dahler spoke with Goldman a few days ago to see how they’re doing and to talk about his new book about the ordeal, entitled “A Father’s Love.”

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