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Nurse adopts boy she first met as a baby patient: ‘I would never have thought’ that ‘I was taking care of our future child’

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="In 2016, Taneeka Ingram, a home health;a href=https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/tagged/nursenurse/a;in Texas, was charged with helping to care for a 12-month-old baby boy who had been born premature at 26 weeks and had significant health issues as a result. At the time, the infant, Jakobe, was …

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DC Adoption Day unites kids with forever families

Children get their forever homes during D.C.’s “Adoption Day” on Saturday. (WTOP/Melissa Howelll) Children get their forever homes during D.C.’s “Adoption Day” on Saturday. (WTOP/Melissa Howelll) Markese Bennett Hester wears an “epic” shirt as he and his brother Nasir Griffin are officially adopted by Dr. Arif Griffin during D.C.’s “Adoption …

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Needed: those willing to become foster or adoptive parents

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX — November is National Adoption Month, a time to highlight the urgent need for adoptive families for children and youth in foster care. In Texas, there are currently 2,973 children seeking to be adopted. Of that number, 248 are from south Texas, with 56 living in Nueces …

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Opinion: Diverse foster and adoptive parents needed

This is the reality of foster care today: There are more children in need of foster homes than there are foster families. Unfortunately, there are also more minority children in foster care than there are minority foster families. Every year, more than 25,000 young people age out of the foster …

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Proposed Plan Reduces Interest Rates For Adoption Loans

In Ohio, as many as 19,000 children are projected to be in the foster care system by this time next year. State leaders are offering a plan that could address the crisis by alleviating some of the financial stress that comes with adoption through reduced interest rates. The pending legislation, …

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