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Shelter-in-place as a foster family
As the school year comes to a close, parents nationwide can almost breathe a sigh of relief with the ending of home school in sight. Among these home...

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Team George: Lifetime member
Early on a hot August morning in 2018, a local farmer was driving down Hwy 73 near Port Arthur when he spotted cars in front of him swerving to avoid...

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'The hardest joy you'll ever experience'
Jimmy and Celeste Dickinson have been parents for a long time and embracing the new season of life called empty nesting. But their definition of...

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Rio Grande Valley couple celebrates adoption virtually during the coronavirus pandemic
Amid the global coronavirus pandemic, 2-year-old Jose joined his half-sister as an official member of the Sanchez family on May 13. The judge,...

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Virtual adoption ends ‘prayerful journey’ for North Texas couple
The Patterson family's recent virtual court adoption was a joyful ending to a long season of uncertainty and struggle. On April 28, William (8) and...

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FC Dallas, Toyota gives free Chick-fil-A lunch to Buckner essential employees
On May 7, Buckner’s frontline essential employees, who help care for vulnerable children, received free Chick-fil-A lunches from FC Dallas and...

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Children, communication and the coronavirus
Editors note: The following article written by Buckner International President and CEO Albert Reyes was originally published by the Baptist Standard....

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Coronavirus FAQ
Due to the changing nature of the coronavirus pandemic, the answers to these questions and others may change at any time. These answers are accurate...

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6 ways to (emotionally) make it through the pandemic
Editors note: An abridged version of the following article written by Dr. Amy Curtis, director of counseling for Buckner International, was...

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Jefferson County holds first virtual adoption
Despite the pandemic, Shane and Lori Springer adopted their 2-year-old son on Wednesday, April 22. It was Jefferson County's first virtual adoption...

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