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Posted 6/25/2013

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Denise Pascoal Named AdoptUSKids’ June Caseworker of the Month

Denise Pascoal, child welfare advanced specialist for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services in Woodstock, is our June Caseworker of the Month. Pascoal was nominated for the award by her supervisor because of her work ensuring the best interests of the children are being put first by building and mending relationships with birth and foster families.

Posted 6/24/2013

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Dickey Family Adoption Success Story

After becoming inspired to adopt during a church mission trip in Mexico helping children whose parents were in prison, Paige and Travis Dickey of Rincon, Georgia, turned to AdoptUSKids. It was through AdoptUSKids' free photolisting of waiting children that the Dickey's found their 15-year-old daughter Brittany.

Posted 6/20/2013

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Celebrating 20,000 Children Placed With Adoptive Families

We are celebrating a major milestone. Over the last decade, 20,000 children from U.S. foster care previously photolisted on AdoptUSKids have been placed with adoptive families.

Posted 6/18/2013

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Maxine's Story: Featured Foster Alumna

Maxine Archibald was born into an abusive household and spent her early childhood severely ill. She credits a child welfare worker for removing her from her birth father when she was 9 and placing her with loving foster parents. For 13 years her forever family raised her. Looking back on her life, she believes her marriage, her children, grandchildren, and her business career, would have not been possible if not for her foster parents.

Posted 5/24/2013

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Lucien Family Adoption Success Story

For Traci Lucien, 51, of Laurel, Maryland, the bond formed with her daughter before they ever met. Lucien first laid eyes on her daughter, Talynn, 9, through AdoptUSKids’ national photolisting of children in foster care available for adoption. At the time, Talynn was living in a foster home in another state. They talked on the phone, exchanged letters, but Lucien knew she had to meet this child.

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