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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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Sprague proposal to aid adoptive families

CrossSprague Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague on Wednesday unveiled a “Family Forward” initiative, which he says aims to ease the financial burden on families that are adopting children. The announcement was made at a Statehouse press conference which included state Rep. Jon Cross, R-Kenton, who plans to introduce legislation to establish …

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A letter to… my unloving adoptive dad

I don’t think you ever really wanted children. But they were important to my mother, and you loved her very much. Parents who adopted children in the 60s were given no advice on how to care for their new babies. It was considered enough that the couple were married and …

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