A woman gives her child to her sister, but the sister leaves nothing to her in her will
Once there was a family that included four daughters. The youngest daughter was the first to marry. She got married very young and soon had several children. The second oldest child was not married but became the mother of two sons. She was a savvy businesswoman and her significant other was also a man of great wealth. Having all the financial support she possessed, her boys never lacked anything.
Ex-wife of a man with two hidden daughters refuses to adopt 6 and 8-year-old after divorce 19 years prior
A mother who was shocked to discover her husband had two secret daughters he never told her about refuses to adopt those same children. Her son has taken to Reddit to explain the lengths he went to to ‘protect’ his mother in the situation.
19-year-old who takes in 15-year-old sister after parent's passing shamed for not also taking in 5-year-old stepsister
A man who has taken in his sister, after her father and stepmother tragically passed away, has been asked by Child Protective Services to also take in a 5-year-old to whom he has no blood relation. He has refused to do so, and has been harassed by others for his choice, turning to Reddit to find out whether or not he’s wrong for his decision.
Estranged son who hasn't seen parents in years pretends not to recognize them at sister's funeral
A man who was abandoned by his parents as a child pretends he doesn’t know who they are while attending his sister’s funeral. He has written about the incident on Reddit to find out whether or not online users believe he was in the wrong or not.
Harsh man was shamed after 'inappropriate' joke about his adopted nephew
A man makes a tasteless joke about his nephew, who was adopted, and causes extreme family drama because of it. *This is a work of non-fiction sourced from social media discussion boards and verified experts/specialists.*
Married woman who refuses to adopt her nephew before her sister loses custody: "We enjoy our life as it is".
One 34-year-old woman has taken to a Reddit post to explain why she and her 32-year-old husband will not be adopting her sister's son. For one thing, she states that they decided to only have one child (a 4-year-old son) so that they could maintain themselves financially and have the means to enjoy life.
Childless couple criticizes their pregnant surrogate for not allowing them to touch her stomach to feel the baby move
Apparently, one young surrogate does not like it when people want to touch her pregnant belly, including the couple for whom she's caring the baby. She has taken to a Reddit post to explain the situation.
New Bill Establishes NJ Siblings Bill of Rights
A new bill out of the State of NJ that supplements the Child Placement Bill of Rights will focus on the importance of maintaining sibling relationships in the child welfare system.
After Taking a Trip to Nepal, Woman Ends Up Adopting 65 Children
Maggie Doyne, an American woman, has made a significant impact on the lives of many children in Nepal. At the young age of eighteen, she traveled to Nepal and was deeply affected by what she saw: children who were working instead of going to school. Rather than turning a blind eye to the problem, Maggie decided to take action.
Woman Devastated After Finding 18-Year-Old Adoptive Son Who Passed in His Sleep
Life is never straightforward, and it will always come with bumps in the road, as well as significant events and traumas. Understandably, some people may struggle significantly with processing a severe trauma, and may never actually recover from what has happened to them.
Florida couple adopts newborn surrendered under safe haven law
After waiting on an adoption list for over two years, Philip and Laci Neary received what they’re calling a Christmas miracle — a newborn baby girl. The Largo, Florida couple told ABC Action News that they received an unexpected phone call last week from their adoption agency, letting them know that an infant had just been surrendered at a hospital.
Families Celebrate Finalizing Adoption with FSS and the Tampa Bay Rays
Family Support Services Adoption finalization ceremony held in the Republic Bank Draft Room at Tropicana FieldPhoto byWill Vragovic with the Tampa Bay Rays. Newly formed families celebrated adoption finalization at Tropicana Field on Thursday afternoon. Family Support Services, the Rays Baseball Foundation and Rowdies Soccer Fund, other community partners all came together for the joyous celebration. The afternoon holiday-fun afternoon included final adoption ceremonies for over 30 children, and over 18 adoptive families.
Two Cute Tuxedo Cats Need A Home In New Jersey
Once in a while, you get lucky enough to spot a pair of kittens who are so cute, your heart just wants to stop beating looking at them. Such is the case with Turtledove and Paddleduck, a pair of adorable tuxedo kittens who are currently looking for a home.
Positive News: Twin Brothers are Walking 20 Miles in Every U.S. State to Raise Awareness of For Foster Care Children
Twin brothers from South Carolina are walking for a great cause in every U.S. state through March of 2023. They want to raise hope and awareness for foster care children, with their story and fundraiser.
Growing Up Without, Learning to Give Back – Adoption Diaries
It’s really amazing the way we perceive things based on our environment and circumstances. My daughter was under the impression that people who went to Starbucks were all super wealthy and rude. Keep in mind that she thought “normal” people bought their groceries at the local Circle K gas station.
Steve Jobs's biological father was a man of mystery: He took his students on a study-abroad trip and then disappeared
Steve Jobs in 2010Photo byMatt Buchanan; CC-BY-2.0 Steve Jobs (1955 - 2011) is Apple's most famous co-founder. When he passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2011, he was mourned worldwide.
Man gets father kicked out of the house his grandfather owns
A Few Homes In A Nice NeighborhoodPhoto byDillon Kydd/UnsplashonUnsplash. When people go to college, they need a place to stay. A college student generally doesn't have a lot of money so staying with their parents may be one of their only options.
Two Long Lost Sisters Find Each Other from Ancestry DNA Testing and Spend Their First Thanksgiving Together in 2022
Two sisters meet for the first time on Thanksgiving since finding out about each other. One sister lives in England and the other lives in North Carolina. Amanda Brooks (left) and Lisa Strang (right)Photo byWITN 7 News.
57 Dogs rescued from puppy mills will be adoptable this weekend at the North Shore Animal League of America
"Our good friends at National Mill Dog Rescue got a call from the FDA saying the commercial breeding facility was being shut down because of health reasons. When they arrived at the facility, the animals were in deplorable conditions. Our team went to meet them in Missouri, and we were able to bring 57 animals back to North Shore Animal League America that will all have a second chance at life," Ted Moriartes, a rescue team leader for NSALA, said in a statement obtained by PEOPLE.
Teen adopted with spina bifida finds successful path in sports
A teenager with spina bifida who was adopted as a child from China is thriving as he forges a new path in sports, showing the world he is not limited by his disability. Ryan Wolfe grew up playing soccer and basketball, but always had a passion for football. And now, as the team manager for Eastern Lebanon County (ELCO) High School in Pennsylvania, he’s able to fulfill that passion. But it hasn’t been an easy journey. In an interview with Lancaster Online, Wolfe and his family shared his remarkable story, which started with Ryan’s adoption from China in 2012.