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Janet Kerin


Janet Kerin got more than she expected when she adopted three brothers: “People think that by adopting, you are helping the children. But it goes both ways. Having the boys has made me a better person.”

Janet Kerin

Featured Youth and Foster Alumni Story


Mayville, North Dakota 

When Jaquel found the AdoptUSKids website, he knew that he wanted to share his story: “I want to help dispel the myth that youth from foster care can’t be successful.”

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