Family Is Family Whether You're Blood Related Or Not

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 9/4/19 8:52 AM

A Gladney Adoption Story

“One morning, my caseworker was on the phone telling me there was a family who wanted to adopt me. I remember crying and feeling shocked and excited at the same time. I was surprised a family wanted a seventeen-year-old as a daughter. How is that possible?

After meeting my new parents, I opened up a little to them and talked about some of my past, which was sorta shocking because I rarely ever tell anyone about it. Something in my heart told me I could trust them. As part of one of our visits, we went to see the movie Tomb Raider, and that’s how I came up with my new name: Lara. That was the name of the main character in the movie; and she was strong, incredibly brave, and also very adventurous.
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Topics: Texas Foster Children, Foster Adoption, Adoption Stories

Mary Alex and the Leaf

Posted by Caroline Peavy on 8/8/19 10:13 AM

 

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Topics: Gladney Culture & History, Edna Gladney, Adoption Stories, Adult Adoptee

A Number I Didn’t Recognize

Posted by Jennifer Lanter on 8/2/19 12:36 PM

Yesterday was a difficult day. It was one of those days where everything is hard, and nothing goes as planned both at work and at home. My husband was traveling, my son had multiple places to be, I had a ton of stuff going on at work and to top it off someone I love was hurting.

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Topics: Adoption Stories

Riley - Bright Futures 2019

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 5/30/19 2:41 PM

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Topics: Adoption Stories, Gladney Adoptee, Bright Futures Publication, Gladney Graduate

Anna - Bright Futures 2019

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 5/18/19 4:01 PM

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Topics: Adoption Stories, Gladney Adoptee, Bright Futures Publication, Gladney Graduate

Andrew - Bright Futures 2019

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 5/18/19 3:51 PM

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Topics: Adoption Stories, Gladney Adoptee, Bright Futures Publication, Gladney Graduate

Evan - Bright Futures 2019

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 5/17/19 8:29 PM

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Topics: Adoption Stories, Gladney Adoptee, Bright Futures Publication, Gladney Graduate

Erin - Bright Futures 2019

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 5/17/19 8:19 PM

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Topics: Adoption Stories, Gladney Adoptee, Bright Futures Publication, Gladney Graduate

Emma - Bright Futures 2019

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 5/17/19 8:12 PM

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Topics: Adoption Stories, Gladney Adoptee, Bright Futures Publication, Gladney Graduate

Eric - Bright Futures 2019

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 5/17/19 7:35 PM

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Topics: Adoption Stories, Gladney Adoptee, Bright Futures Publication, Gladney Graduate

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