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Posted 11/26/2014

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Adoption: You don’t have to be perfect to be a perfect parent

A recent Washington Post "On Parenting" column featured the new AdoptUSKids "You don't have to be perfect to be a perfect parent" PSAs and told the story of Raenell and Floyd Crenshaw, who have fostered and adopted many of their children.

Posted 11/18/2014

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Award-winning national adoption campaign celebrates 10 years

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 importance of keeping siblings together.

Posted 11/6/2014

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19-year-old finds belonging through adoption

After spending 11 years in foster care, aging out of the system and ultimately becoming homeless and living in his car, a Texas teen was reunited with the sister he never knew and adopted by a loving family. WFAA 8 tells his story.

Posted 10/17/2014

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Number of U.S. kids in foster care up after long dip

The annual report from the Department of Health and Human Services tallied 402,378 children in the foster care system as of September 30, 2013, up from about 397,000 a year earlier, but still down dramatically from a decade earlier.

Posted 10/1/2014

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Foster care adoption gets an animated endorsement

Beginning summer 2014, new public service advertisements (PSAs) featuring quirky, mischievous creatures from the new film The Boxtrolls have been featured nationally.

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