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UpdatePosted 05/18/2016 09:20AM

Surprise! After Infertility and Heartbreak, California Parents Film the Moment They Reveal Adoption News to Family

Originally posted 05/17/2016 06:20PM

Following years of infertility and one miscarriage, Lacey and Banks Farris decided to surprise their loved ones with some special news – they adopted a baby girl!

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Credit: Courtesy of Spencer and Whitney Blake
Idaho Couple's Hilarious 'Infertility Announcements' Inspire Hope During Heartache: 'It's an Issue People Shouldn't Shy Away From'

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UpdatePosted 05/11/2016 02:30PM

Idaho Couple's Hilarious 'Infertility Announcements' Inspire Hope During Heartache: 'It's an Issue People Shouldn't Shy Away From'

Originally posted 05/11/2016 02:10PM

Whitney and Spencer Blake decided to turn their seven-year struggle with infertility into a heartwarming message of inspiration and connection in a photo series on their blog that they call "infertility announcements."

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Kentucky Family Discovers Their Adopted Daughter's Sister on Facebook – Now They're Urgently Trying to Adopt Her Before Time Runs Out

Originally posted 05/11/2016 11:45AM

Lisa Lumpkins was scrolling through her Facebook newsfeed in February when she came across a picture of Avery, a teenage girl from China that looked strikingly similar to her adopted 12-year-old daughter Aubrey – both had cerebral palsy, sparkling eyes and toothy grins that "just melt your heart."

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Credit: Courtesy Liz Kellner
Sisters Abandoned in Cardboard Boxes as Infants Thank the Mother Who Gave Them Up: 'She Made the Right Decision for Us'

Sisters Abandoned in Cardboard Boxes as Infants Thank the Mother Who Gave Them Up: 'She Made the Right Decision for Us'

Originally posted 05/06/2016 09:00AM

It took 39 years and the help of a private detective for Abbie Greene to track down her biological mother.

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Sisters Who Were Abandoned in Cardboard Boxes as Infants Reunite After 50 Years Apart

Originally posted 05/04/2016 02:50PM

Abbie Greene was given up for adoption on the day she was born in 1948, and she grew up wondering about her true identity.

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Credit: Kendyl Day Photography
32-Year-Old Single Foster Mom Adopts 6 Sisters: 'I Didn't Even Consider Not Keeping Them Together'

32-Year-Old Single Foster Mom Adopts 6 Sisters: 'I Didn't Even Consider Not Keeping Them Together'

Originally posted 05/04/2016 01:15PM

Lacey Dunkin opened up her heart and home to six sisters in need of a loving family four years ago – and though her life quickly became "a crazy whirlwind of frilly dresses and Frozen," the single mother couldn't feel more at peace.

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Credit: Andrew Jansen/The Springfield News-Leader/AP
9-Year-Old Boy Sets Up Lemonade Stand to Pay for His Own Adoption: 'I'm Happy Because I Have a New Mom Who Loves Me'

9-Year-Old Boy Sets Up Lemonade Stand to Pay for His Own Adoption: 'I'm Happy Because I Have a New Mom Who Loves Me'

Originally posted 04/25/2016 04:25PM

A 9-year-old Missouri boy opened a lemonade stand this past weekend to help his foster mother pay for his adoption.

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Credit: GoFundMe
Florida Pastor and His Wife Adopt Two Homeless Toddlers Found Outside Their Church: 'Our Hearts Were Breaking'

Florida Pastor and His Wife Adopt Two Homeless Toddlers Found Outside Their Church: 'Our Hearts Were Breaking'

Originally posted 04/04/2016 01:55PM

Last November, Pastor Ronnie Stewart and his wife Krystal Stewart looked out the glass doors of their church and were concerned when they saw a homeless family with two small children camped out under the awning of the church.

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Credit: Tiare Dunlap
California Supreme Court Will Not Intervene in Case of Part-Native American Child Lexi Page

California Supreme Court Will Not Intervene in Case of Part-Native American Child Lexi Page

Originally posted 03/30/2016 10:00PM

The California Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that it would not get involved in the Page family's fight to regain custody of 6-year-old part-Native American girl Lexi, who was their foster child until recently, ABC 7 reports.

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