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Family Stories About Adoption and Foster Care

The DeLeon family


"This calling might not be for everyone, but it wouldn't be in your heart if it was not for you." A couple talks about adopting nine children.

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The Boland family

North Carolina

AdoptUSKids specialists talk with dozens of prospective parents every day, providing information, guidance, and—in at least one mother’s case–hope.

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Owens family


“We can be the home for these kids.” The death of their little boy inspired Adam and Karen Owens to adopt four medically fragile children.

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Gilmore family


A Virginia mother who adopted four siblings from Tennessee shares her family's story and describes the lessons she learned along the way.

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The Williams family

New York

A single father who had given up on having a family describes the experience of adopting and raising his son.

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