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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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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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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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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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Help during the crisis: Mindfulness and calm for your children
During this time of social distancing and sheltering in place, children routines are interrupted and it could create some stress for children as they...

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Courts, Buckner use technology to make one girl's adoption possible
In the wake of current social distancing measures, connecting digitally has become a priority for many. Today, technology helped complete a forever...

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The missing piece of the puzzle
Katie and Aaron Stephens had a plan: foster young children, adopt, be a forever family. But five years later, they saw six children come and go from...

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