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Adoption Gave Me My Brother

The Appling family with both adopted children, Julaine and Jack

 

Family Policy Alliance is proud to partner with Julaine Appling, president of our state-based ally Wisconsin Family Council.

November is Adoption Month!

While we’ve had this national recognition month only about 20 years, adoption is, of course, an ages-old means by which children are given an earthly forever family. Adoption is a great option to abortion, but it’s also how some of us get brothers and sisters.

My parents wanted 6 children, but as it turned out couldn’t have any biologically. They trimmed their sails a bit on that number as they began considering adoption. I was adopted first, and they immediately set out to adopt again. This time they wanted a baby boy…

Please take a moment to read Julaine’s beautiful adoption story.