Thursday, April 1, 2010

Family fosters hope for the future

by Tiffany Tuell
Published Thursday, March 25, 2010 in the Sierra Star

More than 100,000 children in this country are waiting to be adopted, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families Administration on Children.

There are 20,832 foster children in California waiting to be adopted, according to the North American Council on Adoptable Children.

One local family has made an impact to reduce those statistics. When Doris and Mark Brekhus of Oakhurst couldn't have children of their own, they decided to look into foster care. They contacted Aspiranet -- a foster care and adoption agency -- to discuss possibilities. Read more...

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