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Dec

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A broken little boy and the foster parents who saved him

For Joshua Smith, 21, this year signals the tenth anniversary of escaping the clutches of his abusive father.  No one could ever have imagined that vulnerable little boy could become the successful, content and confident man of today — something he attributes to the astounding kindness and empathy of his foster parents Jane, now 54, […]

24
Jul

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Fairy Tale Children’s Book, Bellasia, Shares An Adoption Princess Story

Mercedes Wadkins has crafted a fun and beautiful book. Bellasia: Once Upon a Tea is fairy tale whose main character Isabella is a princess, kind, curious and an adoptee. Mercedes is an adoptive mom and wrote the books as a love letter to her daughter. “Every day I am so grateful that I have this amazing little […]

24
Apr

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Youth Aging Out of Foster Care Struggle in ‘Real World’

When they age out, they must confront any number of adult responsibilities: Budgeting. Finding housing. Opening a bank account. Finding a job. Knowing how to remain enrolled in health insurance. A Department of Children and Family Services report released in February found that many youth who age out frequently are unprepared to handle these realities […]

10
Feb

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The Journey To My Heart | Our February Adoption Story

Life is a journey. More of a marathon, than a sprint. At least the way I run. Sometimes there are bursts of energy, but for the most part I just plod along with interspersed times of walking; slowly. I found our adoption journey much the same. The frantic rush of paperwork, the bursts of times […]

10
Feb

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Disney Takes Viewers Into The World Of Adoption With Moana

Although adoptees may follow a path their adoptive parents lay out for them, how they walk that path, how much they devote to that path, those are their own truths that create their identities. To continue reading follow the link below. https://adoption.com/disney-takes-viewers-into-the-world-of-adoption-with-moana  

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