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Antonia Hernández and Yolanda Reyna are the proud mamas of two beautiful young children. Their son Sebastian Antonio came to their home “on Cinco de mayo” (May 5, 2017) as a 5-day-old infant. The couple was able to adopt him 15...
Akisha and Stephen Burgett had long wanted to adopt, and they were well aware of the many U.S. foster children awaiting permanent homes. Two additional factors influenced their decision to create a family through adoption. “We...
“Being adopted means that my parents are committed to me. I don't have to worry about  leaving the next day. I get to make and keep the same friends.” Thirteen-year-old Marissa composed this statementwhen asked what adoption...
      I am Paulina Mendoza. I grew up in the border city Nogales, Arizona with my three younger siblings. The Mexican border is only 10 minutes away from my family’s home so undocumented immigration and its effects were really...
Hi Everyone! My name is Cicely Berzack and I am a Junior at Georgetown University, studying Government with minors in Psychology and Sociology. After my undergraduate studies, I plan to pursue a law degree and work within the...
My name is Haley Resnick, and I am a sophomore at Georgetown University, originally from New York City. I am double majoring in History and American Studies and considering a potential minor in Education, Justice, and Inquiry. On...
The Weiner Family, California Adoption provides love, support, patience, perseverance, and hope. As a preteen, Eunice did not seem a likely candidate for academic success. She had been in foster care since birth, had lived in 27...
Share to social media by using the sample text and image below to tell everyone how you chose to celebrate your birthday! Facebook/Instagram/Linkedin: Oftentimes we forget that each year passing with a child or youth in foster...
The Coleman Family, Colorado “Adoption means family! It is who we are.” Jamie and Jim Coleman were living in a small, rural town in Colorado with their two sons, now teens. Longed to expand their family, the couple opted to...
The Phillips Family, Alaska They share a strong bond and truly care for each other. Marianke and Jon Phillips praise Alaska’s foster care and adoption system for granting them the joy of parenthood after eight years of...

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