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A daughter given up for adoption later nursed her dying mother without revealing her identity

Toronto Star - ‎16 hours ago‎
Phyllis Whitsell, adopted from an orphanage, grew up being told her birth mother had died. As an adult, however, she tracked her down.
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PetSmart and L.E.A.S.H having Valentine's Day adoption event

Fox 35 Orlando - ‎13 hours ago‎
Whitney Luckart, president and founder of L.E.A.S.H, says, “We are always looking for different approaches to assist the shelter in increasing adoptions. We are fortunate to have the opportunity to host this event, with the support of PetSmart ...

Adoption was harder than we could have imagined - but our extraordinary family was worth it

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Before Rosalind Powell could eventually become a mother, she had to let go of her child. This was the baby that, right up until her third and final attempt at IVF, she'd hoped to have.

With adoptions on hold, Ontario parents worry children caught in 'red tape'

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The Ontario government has ordered hundreds of adoption cases to stop moving forward while a judge reviews whether the children should have been put up for adoption in the first place. The issue stems from a flawed drug-testing program run by Motherisk ...
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Hundreds of adoption cases on hold as Motherisk probe continues

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
The Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies has halted 200 to 300 adoption cases where children left their birth families at least partly because of drug tests from the disgraced Motherisk lab at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, said OACAS ...

Adoption Agencies Don't Just Need Parents, They Need Volunteers

ABC News - ‎11 hours ago‎
"Agencies are not exactly the best funded today, so volunteers are more important probably than they have ever been," Adam Pertman, president of the National Center on Adoption and Permanency, told ABC News. "All agencies over the years have certainly ...

Pittsylvania County mother shares postive message on adoption through new children's book

WDBJ7 - ‎10 hours ago‎
Since, Giorgianni and her husband adopted their daughter from Taiwan about three years ago, she couldn't imagine life without her.

Holiday unites families made richer through adoption

WRAL.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
Kevin Mather digs out his wallet and finds the little photograph the couple received of Mikayla long before the day the adoption decree was signed and she was theirs. Through the years, so many people have told them how lucky Mikayla was to have been ...

A New Leash On Life Adoption Drive

whnt.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - On a day so cold the dogs even needed a jacket, A New Leash On Life hosted an adoption drive that warmed a lot of hearts.

LASPCA offers $14 adoption fee on Valentine's Day

WDSU New Orleans - ‎11 hours ago‎
Valentine's Day falls on Sunday and the LASPCA will open its doors to all those who are interested in adopting an animal at the shelter off Mardi Gras Boulevard.
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Left prevails in Portugal with gay adoption and easy abortion

Lifesite - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
LISBON, Portugal, February 12, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) - The Socialist-Communist majority in the Portuguese Parliament has liberalized the country's abortion laws granted same-sex couples the ability to adopt children. It had to override the presidential ...
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California Man Arrested for Phony Adult Immigrant Adoption Program

Newsweek - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
02_12_HelamanHansen_01 Benjamin Wagner, right, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of California, discusses the charges filed against Helaman Hansen for allegedly running a scam that offered adult adoptions as a pathway to U.S. ...
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Portugal overturns presidential veto to legalise same-sex adoption

PinkNews - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Portugal's parliament has just overturned the presidential veto on a bill to legalise same-sex adoption there. The new law had passed through Portugal's Parliament last last year, granting full adoption rights to same-sex couples, and allowing lesbian ...

Parliament: Abortion laws liberalized and same sex couples adoption rights granted – Portugal

Portuguese American Journal - ‎16 hours ago‎
The Portuguese Parliament, ruled by a Socialist-Communist majority coalition led by Prime Minister António Costa, has further liberalized abortion laws and granted same-sex couples the right to adopt children. Overturning a veto by President Aníbal ...
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Animals find “Meow-velous” homes at adoption blitz

InsideHalton.com - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Upper Credit Humane Society teamed up with the Milton Pet Valu Bronte Location for a one-day animal adoption blitz. An adoption volunteer from Upper Credit Humane Society was on location at the Pet Value Saturday to match families with the animals.
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Lawmakers postpone vote over gay couples adoption bill

Deseret News - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
FILE - Rep. Angela Romero (D), speaks at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015. Romero sponsored a bill to "ensure all married couples are treated equally in adoptions and placements of children in the state custody.".

Docker adoption doubles in a year

DatacenterDynamics (registration) - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
The annual RightScale survey of cloud adoption strategies has just been released - and it shows vendors making more of cloud solutions and Docker storming the gates of the enterprise.
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Rescued dogs going through adoption process

SW News Media - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
People interested in adopting one of the dogs rescued in Carver County can see which ones are currently available by visiting animalhumanesociety.

Adoption bill aimed at protecting faith-based agencies, supporters say

Lincoln Journal Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
Nebraska has 31 agencies that provide adoption or foster care services, and many are faith-based. The coalition supporting Kolterman's bill includes Compass, Christian Heritage in Lincoln, and Catholic Charities and Bethany Christian Services in Omaha.

Open adoptions in Alberta hindered by online profile ban, say potential parents

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Alberta's Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act prohibits the publication of any advertisements related to the adoption of a child in order to protect the child's confidentiality. The rules are different for families in British Columbia, Ontario and ...
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