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Mom Honors 'The Village' That Made Daughter's Adoption Possible

"A Wilmington, North Carolina, mom took the day of her daughter’s adoption as an opportunity to recognize the many people who were part of the journey.'I met her the day she came into foster care,' Millie Holloman said of daughter Vera Wren Holloman, 5. 'She was placed with another woman but I would watch her from time to time. I told the agency if she ever needed another placement or her case flipped to adoption, I wanted her.'Holloman had just become licensed to fost...
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As Gay Parents, Adoption or Surrogacy?

We are coming up to our son's 4th birthday in a few short weeks. We both find it amazing how much our lives have changed once our son entered our lives, and of course, we wouldn't change a single thing about it. Over the years, we joined some LGBT Parenting Groups, and through the grapevine, we connected with several other gay families. Some created their families through adoption, and others through surrogacy.I have read online that some gay families have come across polarizing views wi...
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"They Don't Give Up On Me," Boy Says of Couple Who Adopted Four Teens

It took only six months, but Dustin Cole now wears a different expression on his face, happiness as opposed to sadness."He is no longer skipping school. He is talking about going to college and playing football.'I'm not having to go worry about where I'm going to go next,' the 15-year-old said Friday.He now has a stability with two men who care, men he can trust to protect his best interests.Ken Boman, 50, and Brian Cole, 49, adopted Dustin and his brother John Cole, 14...
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Inspiring Adoption Story of 3-Year-Old Girl Born Without Arms or Legs

"On the one-year anniversary of bringing her 3-year-old daughter, Maria, home from the Philippines, Adrianne Stewart shared a home video of her little girl’s long journey with a message: 'Special needs adoption has changed our family forever.'Then on Friday, she posted it on Facebook, and now her message is spreading across the world as hundreds of thousands of people watch the journey of the little girl who was born without arms and legs.'When we found our daugh...
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Fire Fighter Delivers Baby - Five Years Later

One November night in 2012 a first responder fire fighter, Marc Hadden, took on an emergency call."It was just a somewhat normal call. Very quickly we realized that it was going to be a life changer for us," says firefighter, Marc Hadden. There was no time to get to the hospital and before he knew it, Marc was delivering a baby girl."He called me and he was ecstatic. I mean, he delivered a baby and who in the world gets to deliver a baby in their lifetime that's not a doc...
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