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Family Stories About Adoption and Foster Care

Stevens Family


Derek and Phyllis Stevens of Harleysville, Penn., founded the parent-support agency Together as Adoptive Parents, Inc. in 1988 after raising four children who were adopted, three of whom had special needs.

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Williams Family

New York

When Steven Williams of New York City first set out to adopt, he thought being single and living in a bustling metropolis would pose difficulties. He soon found out he was wrong and is celebrating four years of being a family with his now 14-year-old son Francis.

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Steele Family


Ten years ago when Dana and Alan Steele decided to pursue adoption, they never dreamed their family of five would grow to a family of 14. Today with a house full of kids, they couldn’t imagine life any other way.

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Correa-Romero/Alvarez-Blasco Family

The Correa-Romero / Alvarez-Blasco family went through two very different adoption experiences. And now, utilizing the knowledge they gained through the process, they have become strong advocates for the children in the Puerto Rico foster care system.

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