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, New Beginnings, Adoption Stories, Success Stories

Taiwan Adoption Story on 'Humans of New York'

Posted by Gladney Center for Adoption on 4/6/19 2:51 PM

We love reading adoption stories! Especially, when the story is about a Gladney Family. Recently, Lonnie and Michelle's adoption story was featured on the Humans of New York Facebook page. 

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Topics: Taiwan Adoption, Adoption Stories, Success Stories

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