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Family Stories About Adoption and Foster Care
Covington and Allen Family
New York, New York
Elizabeth Covington and Warren Allen live in New York City and have provided foster care to eight children over the last five years. They recently adopted one of the children and are looking to adopt two more.
Ollie tells her children "You may not be able to do anything about the past, but put it in its proper prospective; your future is a whole other story and you are the author."
Five years ago the Applebys knew they wanted to adopt a daughter. They feel lucky and thankful to have found then 13-year old Susan.
When Margaret became available for adoption, the Bartos knew that she was meant to stay with them. They all knew that she was home.
Adopting her son as a single parent, Lisa’s only regret is that she didn’t adopt years ago.