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Sibling separation in foster care: An impetus for change
Today is National Sibling Day, a day to remember and honor your siblings. But many foster children throughout the country are separated from their...

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Buckner International celebrates 140 years of ministry
Today, Buckner International celebrated 140 years of serving children, strengthening families and inspiring happiness in the lives of seniors. We...

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Faith Focus: Will you reach out?
It’s never easy going into a new situation. Perhaps no one knows that better than children in the foster care system. They’re suddenly removed...

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Faith Focus: Teach me to craft
Yesterday, my son was trying to teach me how to play Minecraft, the seemingly ubiquitous building video game. He’s played the game off and on for...

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When God intervenes: Couple’s plan for foster care and adoption derails with significant impact
Foster care and adoption was not an innate calling for Sarah and Jeff Stapleton. They did not go into their marriage assuming they would adopt, but...

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Amarillo couple adopts niece to give her ‘the life she deserves’
Tony and Jeaneau Snell from Amarillo received an early Valentine’s present when they adopted their niece, Nevaeh Wilson on Feb. 4. ...

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MLB catcher Robinson Chirinos shares about faith, service and baseball at Buckner fundraiser in Amarillo
A full house of nearly 200 people attended the fourth annual Heart of Buckner Amarillo fundraiser at the Amarillo Botanical Gardens. The evening...

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Firefighters who saved baby are there for her again on adoption day
In Oct. 2016, Longview firefighters responded to call from a woman who was experiencing abdominal pains. ...

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Full home, full hearts
Join us in congratulating the Houghton family, which recently doubled in size when Jay and Karla adopted 3-year-old Michael and 4-year-old Gil. As...

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Buckner and Lifeline enter agreement for Texas foster care and adoption
Buckner Children and Family Services is entering into an agreement with Lifeline Children’s Services to provide temporary foster care for children...

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