North Carolina has over 10,000 children in foster care. The alarming number and the spike in children without homes over the past five years have some calling it a state-wide crisis.
While everyone involved with these children agrees that reunification is the goal, it often doesn't happen. That is why there is a deep need for people to open their hearts and their homes.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – At least some of the animals rescued from a dog-fighting organization might be available for adoption. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported the more than 150 dogs seized earlier this month as part of the investigation are being treated by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. […]
In April 2011, Greg Johns found out through a mutual friend that he had a six-month-old son his ex-girlfriend had put up for adoption without his consent. Since then, he has fought for custody of the boy.
Goats, chickens and even “Riblet” the pig. This is life on "Faith Grown Farm." With six kids to raise, Dustin and Andrea Bestul are aiming to become completely self-sustaining.
"We have started doing our laundry on the line and if it's not good weather, we hang it up in our house," Andrea said. "By doing that, we save 50 dollars a month."
Russia is playing politics with people, little people. The new bill banning Americans from adopting Russian children hurts American families as well as children already in the adoption process. It's a frustrating move that one Wilmington woman has seen before.
President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill banning Americans from adopting Russian children.
The bill is part of the country's increasingly confrontational stance with the West and has angered some Russians who argue it victimizes children to make a political point.