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More Texas children now leaving foster care than entering
For the first time ever, more children are leaving foster care for safe, permanent homes than are entering the child welfare system, according to...

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5 ways to create Christmas family memories
The Christmas season is such a magical time, but even more so if you have little ones to celebrate the holiday with. Soon, children will be on...

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When she didn't know what was next, NextStep was there for her
When she was 17, Destiny and her brother were removed from their home by Child Protective Services. The move was sudden and left Destiny trying to...

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Advent starts today
Today is the start of Advent. The Christmas season is a time of awaiting and anticipation for Christ's birth. That is why we celebrate Advent – we...

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Shine hope this Christmas
While you're out catching all the Black Friday deals today, pick something up for a family Buckner serves. ...

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We're thankful for you!
Thanksgiving Day – it’s a day full of family, fun and food. But even more so, it’s a time of reflection and remembrance. It’s a time to be...

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Heroes of hope
Amanda and Johnny McDorman have been foster parents for eight years. Every day they fight for their children, but when they met Sebastian, they knew...

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Called to foster
Editor's note: Today is National Adoption Day and to celebrate we're sharing the story of Jami Gatewood, who adopted three girls on National Adoption...

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Victory in keeping siblings together this National Adoption Month
After years of trying to create a biological family and even working with different adoption agencies, Paul and Chrissy DeAnda decided to try the...

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The 2019 Buckner Advent Guide is here!
The greatest gift we can give our family is our legacy – who we are. And what better time to pass on traditions and be together as a family than...

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