Proof that a loving family doesn't always involve matching DNA.
November is a month dedicated to Adoption Awareness, allowing us to highlight the importance of adoption in society and to acknowledge the sacrifices and stories of birth parents, adoptive parents, and adoptees.
There have been many heart-warming stories of adoption that we’ve covered the past year, and this little collection contains some of our favorites. So take the time to see how adoption and the power of love can lead to some very happy families.
Saying yes to life when it means sacrifice and pain
One brave mom took the painful decision to place her child for adoption when she felt unable to provide him with a future. Her message to him is one of pure love.
Securing sibling bonds
This loving couple could have put their feet up and watched their adult children thrive. Instead they opened their homes to seven siblings in need of a family.
Finding love away from the fame
These popular stars made the decision to open their hearts to welcome a new baby into their families and are happy to share the joy of their kids with their fans.
Living your calling
Those who enforce the law pledge to protect and serve, and this police officer took that even further by taking his work home with him.
Adoptive parents often miss out on the joys of expecting a baby. So when this new mom and dad received a surprise baby shower from strangers, they got to celebrate their baby’s arrival and witness the kindness of others.
Raising funds in a positive way
This couple decided that while trying to raise funds to finance their adoption, they could lend a hand to someone else in need, too.