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‘We’re having a baby!’ My daughter ran the positive pregnancy test to her dad with the biggest smile.’: Mom adopts child from foster care in wake of infertility, gets pregnancy with her little brother

“‘Um, wait. What?’ We learned we’d been wildly misinformed about where Taylor was. She never went back to her mom like we were told. Instead, she went to 3 MORE foster homes, including one that lost their license for abusing children. Our frustration and anger with the system ran deep. We were here, ready, available and waiting for her. We didnt understand how this could possibly happen.”

You have no idea how good it feels to be part of a family. Thank you for letting me be here.: Foster mom grateful her children are learning what it means to love by welcoming strangers into their home

“My husband and I woke up to find this note on our counter one morning, written by the 12-year-old boy who was living with us. I have carried this note in my purse for a long time, so I could take it out and re-read it on the hard days. Theres also a letter with ‘Youth Correctional Center’ in the return address, tear-stained, begging us not to give up.

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