For Scott Mars, adoption is more than just his life story — it’s an experience that impacts every aspect of his life. Find out how he took his experience as an adoptee to create one of the largest adoption agencies in the United States today.
Adopted from foster care at age 5, Artreese shares her adoption story, including how she’s starting to reconnect with long-lost biological family members.
Meredith Beer and her birth mother, Vania, the day the first met in 2009. Meredith Beer always knew that she was adopted — and she has always been proud of her story. When she introduced herself to her first grade class, she had to give a fun fact about herself. So, confidently (as 6 year-olds […]
When Shelby Patrice Jenkins was a baby, her mother abandoned her at a caregiver’s house. She spent the next year and a half at the Crisis Center in Miami with many other foster children, all waiting for their forever families. Adopted at 19 months old, she would live with her adoptive parents for 10 years […]
Thousands of children are adopted in the U.S. every year. One of these children possessed an inherent talent that was awakened by his adoptive parents, taking him all the way to the 2006 Olympics in Torino, Italy.
Like countless others across the country, Tracey and Eric, parents of two adopted boys, found their solution of explaining their family’s adoption story through, of all places, a children’s book named Wish.
Growing up in the Alabama foster care system, Senior Airman Richard Oden says he knew the odds were stacked against him — but he was determined to fight for his future.
Michael French has glimpsed all of the sides of the foster care experience, both personally and professionally, and has a lot to teach people about foster parenting.
A study conducted this month has brought us one step closer to putting arguments against same-sex parenting to rest. Conducted in April, the study showed that the general health, emotional well-being, and learning ability was about the same whether the children in the study had same-sex or opposite-sex parents.
If you are looking for ways to support a friend or family member through the ups and downs of adoption, here are some steps you can take.