adoption

41-year-old adoptee deported after 37 years in the U.S.

When Shin Song Hyuk was 3 years old, an American couple in Detroit adopted him and moved him from South Korea to the United States. His new family changed his name to Adam, but they didn’t fill out
Thomas Rhett and Wife Lauren on Their Adoption Journey – and the Heartbreaking Decision to Initially Leave Willa Behind

Thomas Rhett and Wife Lauren on Their Adoption Journey – and the Heartbreaking Decision to Initially Leave Willa Behind

It’s only been a little over a week since Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren welcomed their new daughter Willa Gray home from Uganda, but the 18-month-old has quickly settled into family life, even
Georgia Family Adopts 7 Siblings and ‘Prays’ Their Baby Sister Still in Foster Care Can Join Them

Georgia Family Adopts 7 Siblings and ‘Prays’ Their Baby Sister Still in Foster Care Can Join Them

After spending three years in foster care, seven Georgia foster siblings found their forever home together. On May 9, Jessaka and Joshua Clark of Rincon, Georgia, adopted Maria, 14, Elizabet, 11,
Thomas Rhett and Wife Lauren Welcome Daughter Willa Gray: ‘Everyone Is Where They’re Supposed to Be’

Thomas Rhett and Wife Lauren Welcome Daughter Willa Gray: ‘Everyone Is Where They’re Supposed to Be’

After their year-long adoption journey, Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren welcomed their new daughter, Willa Gray Akins, home from Uganda on Thursday — and the musician says it felt like Christmas in
Microsoft Hits 500-Million-Device Milestone for Windows 10

Microsoft Hits 500-Million-Device Milestone for Windows 10

Windows 10's market share and absolute install base have grown substantially in the past 12 months, from 300 million to 500 million devices. Windows 7 gamers, however, seem to be something of a

Texas advances bill allowing discrimination against LGBTQ kids and families

It’s the broadest “license to discriminate” legislation any state has ever considered.Rep. James Frank (R) introducing HB 3859 to the State Affairs Committee back in March. CREDIT: Facebook/James
10-Year-Old Boy Asks Stepfather to Adopt Him in Viral Video

10-Year-Old Boy Asks Stepfather to Adopt Him in Viral Video

On his 10th birthday, Kalani Watson had one wish, and he brought his stepfather, Brandon Williamson, to tears when Kelani made his adoption proposal.Read more...
Couple with 5 Children Adopt 6 Siblings in One Day: ‘We are Just so Happy Now’

Couple with 5 Children Adopt 6 Siblings in One Day: ‘We are Just so Happy Now’

Six Ohio foster siblings found their forever home — all together and all on the same day. Cincinnati parents Christina and Christopher Sanders officially adopted Coby, 16, Christian, 14, Caleb, 13,
Ohio Couple With 5 Biological Children Adopts 6 Siblings

Ohio Couple With 5 Biological Children Adopts 6 Siblings

Christina and Christopher Sanders, a couple from Forest Park, Ohio, already had a big family, with five brilliant kids of their own. However, the couple still found room in their hearts for six more
Kentucky Judge Recuses Himself From Same-Sex Adoption Cases as ‘Matter of Conscience’

Kentucky Judge Recuses Himself From Same-Sex Adoption Cases as ‘Matter of Conscience’

Judge Mitchell Nance said he was recusing himself as a "matter of conscience"

Alabama is probably going to pass a law that allows adoption agencies to reject LGBTQ couples

Becoming a parent in Alabama if you’re gay, lesbian, or transgender could be about to get a lot more difficult. State lawmakers on Tuesday voted in favor of HB24, which would allow adoption and foster

Alabama advances bill protecting adoption agencies that discriminate

“Religious freedom” is apparently more important than finding the best homes for kids.CREDIT: iStockphoto/ BrianAJacksonOn Monday night’s The Daily Show, Alabama’s first openly gay state lawmaker,
Sutton Foster Welcomes Daughter Emily Dale

Sutton Foster Welcomes Daughter Emily Dale

Sutton Foster is a mom! The Younger star and husband Ted Griffin recently adopted a baby girl, her rep confirms exclusively to PEOPLE. “They are delighted to announce the healthy arrival of their

LGBTQ kids and families could be frozen out of adoptions by “religious belief” law in South Dakota

There are already too few homes for foster children in South Dakota, and a new state law that permits agencies to prevent LGBTQ parents from adopting likely won’t help. Signed Friday, the law allows

The first domino falls: South Dakota adoption discrimination bill becomes law

The seal has been broken on anti-LGBT legislation in 2017.South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R). CREDIT: AP Photo/James NordFriday evening, South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) signed SB 149 into

The first anti-LGBT state law of 2017 could allow adoption agencies to discriminate

If signed into law, it could be the start of an avalanche.CREDIT: iStockphoto/wellesenterprisesMany anti-LGBT bills have been introduced in state legislatures across the country, but one of them is
Snoopy Snuggles! Hoda Kotb’s Newborn Daughter Haley Joy Gets Oversized Gift from Andy Cohen

Snoopy Snuggles! Hoda Kotb’s Newborn Daughter Haley Joy Gets Oversized Gift from Andy Cohen

Hoda Kotb‘s adopted newborn daughter Haley Joy is already being showered with gifts from her mom’s famous friends! On Wednesday, Kotb shared a sweet photo to Twitter of an oversized Snoopy sent to
Madonna Shares Sweet Video of Her New Twins Singing ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little Star’

Madonna Shares Sweet Video of Her New Twins Singing ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little Star’

A love for music clearly runs in Madonna‘s family. The 58-year-old singer shared a video of Stella and Esther Mwale, orphaned 4½-year-old twin girls who Madonna announced she adopted from Malawi
Madonna Breaks Silence on Adopting Twin Girls from Malawi: ‘I Am Overjoyed That They Are Now Part of Our Family’

Madonna Breaks Silence on Adopting Twin Girls from Malawi: ‘I Am Overjoyed That They Are Now Part of Our Family’

Double the love! On Wednesday, Madonna confirmed on Instagram she’s a mom again to orphaned twin girls from Malawi. “I can officially confirm I have completed the process of adopting twin sisters from