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Family of four in six months: Single mom adopts three siblings in virtual adoption ceremony
Bethany, Jeffrey and Avery were home from the minute they came into Jessica Sosa’s home. ...

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7 ways to celebrate the Fourth of July while social distancing
The Fourth of July is quintessentially the perfect summer holiday, usually spent outdoors grilling hamburgers and hot dogs with neighbors and friends...

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Parenting a special needs child with a history of trauma: A story of hope and redemption
I started working in child welfare 20 years ago. During the course of my career, I have received training and would consider myself very...

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White House calls for reform of child welfare system with new executive order
For more than 400,000 children in America’s foster care system, the executive order calling for reform of the child welfare system issued by the...

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A foster mom's view on parenting special needs children for 20 years
God equips the called to care for children with special needs ...

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Looking for a faith-based film to watch as a family?
Find 5 compassion themes in the faith-based film “The Open Door” ...

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Hope during a pandemic
When COVID-19 required everyone to shelter-in-place, Buckner International did not abandon those we serve. From home offices around the state, staff...

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Lubbock family adopts young boy virtually during pandemic
Though courts may not be back in session physically, it isn't stopping families from adding to their forever family. Janice and Brian Whipple from...

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Kneeling in prayer
Buckner President Albert Reyes reminds readers of a biblical duty to speak against injustice and act to correct it.

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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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