Adoption

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About 60% of Americans have a connection to someone who has been adopted, adopted a child, or placed a child for adoption.

Sarah’s Story

by | November 7th, 2017

In honor of National Adoption Awareness Month, here is Sarah’s story: When I found out I was pregnant at 25 I thought my life was over. I was trying to get out of a five-year abusive relationship with a guy who was stalking me and wanted to kill me. My parents without a doubt would
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National Adoption Awareness Month

by | November 7th, 2017

National Adoption Month has been celebrated for over two decades. Every November, organizations come together to recognize adoption, to celebrate those who have been adopted and to raise awareness for those who are still waiting to be adopted. According to the most recent report there are over 428,000 children in foster care waiting to be
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Identity Crisis

by | October 12th, 2017

October is an exciting month filled with candy and costumes. People love the excitement of dressing up and pretending to be someone they are not. Though it is a fun and thrilling holiday, it might raise some concerns for children who already feel a little different. For an adopted child, they might have the desire
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The Waiting Game

by | October 11th, 2017

At Legacy, a question we often hear from prospective adoptive parents is, “about how long will this process take?” There is no quick answer to that question and often times, our respond is dependent on their adoption preferences. As future adoptive parents, there is a reason your hearts have been lead to adoption. Your reasons are
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What if I Change My Mind?

by | September 29th, 2017

  Generally, most people do not consider adoption when they find out they are pregnant, or they do consider it, but do not feel that they are strong enough to do it. Pregnancy and the thought of newborn can cause a lot of excitement for a mom and her family. However, this excitement can cause
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