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Posted 2/26/2016

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"A Family Adds Five Children, Special Needs and All"

This New York Times article shares the story of how a Texas family who was ready to take a break from fostering ended up adopting five children—bringing the total number of children in their home to seven.

Posted 1/14/2016

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Why we opened our home to more than 40 foster kids

"You only hear about the negative stories of fostering, which is a shame, because there are so many great successes.​" A Massachusetts family describes the challenges and rewards of being foster parents in this Good Housekeeping magazine article.

Posted 12/4/2015

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AdoptUSKids featured in People magazine

The current People magazine includes an interview with AdoptUSKids National Project Director Kathy Ledesma offering answers to the "big questions" about adoption.

Posted 11/30/2015

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"I know that I'm loved and that I belong"

Foster youth advocate and AdoptUSKids spokesperson Mary Lee writes about the experience of being adopted as a teen and what family means to her in a Huffington Post column.

Posted 11/3/2015

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New PSAs raise awareness of adopting older youth

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, AdoptUSKids and the Ad Council are unveiling a new series of public service advertisements today designed to continue to encourage the adoption of children from foster care, with an emphasis on the need for families for older youth.

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