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New Beginnings Adoption Story

Jul
16

My name is Mike and our son, age 13, was placed with us on June 28.  He's a thoughtful, energetic, handsome young man that we met at a Rotary-sponsored 'match event' in East Texas. I knew immediately there was something unique about that initial encounter, and several months later he was permanently placed in our home.

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SuperKids Goes to China

Jun
19

The Superkids trip to China is here!  Most of the team leaves today.  They will visit 7 orphanages in three provinces.   Superkids will be providing therapeutic play activities for the children in addition to doing developmental screenings.

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Partners In Connecting Kiddos Event

Jun
11

PICK PartyAt the Partners In Connecting Kiddos Event our goal is…

“To break down the myths about the children in foster care, to educate both the children and the families on behaviors and to help the children heal. Our hope is that the children learn to Gain & Retain Relationships (even outside of adoption) which will make everything count.”

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Adoption Stories by Gladney - A Gladney Story

Jun
05

A Gladney StoryOur Gladney story began when our last attempt at IVF ended.
We wanted nothing more than to have another child, and
Jacob, our son, so dearly wanted a little brother or sister; we
decided to adopt.

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Gladney's Next Steps Program

May
27

Next Steps
Those who enter our birth mother program complete their adoption plans and place their babies with a loving Gladney family of their choosing.  Then it is time to turn their thoughts back to themselves and the rest of their lives.

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GFA Book Corner Reprise - Texas Adoption Activist: Edna Gladney, A Life & Legacy of Love

May
19

Edna GladneyIn 1941, Greer Garson earned an Academy Award nomination for her portrayal of Fort Worth's Edna Gladney in Blossoms in the Dust. All eyes turned toward the small yet mighty Gladney and her fight for children's rights and adoption reform. Born in 1886, Edna Gladney was labeled as "illegitimate" from birth and, as an adult, lobbied for that label's removal from all birth certificates.

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You're Invited to a Birth Mother’s Day Celebration!

May
14

On behalf of LifeCare of Brandon and The Gladney Center for Adoption

You are cordially invited to:

Birth Mother’s Day Celebration!

Location:
Children's Board of Hillsborough County (In Historic Ybor City)
1002 East Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605

Date: Monday, May 19th

Time: 6:00 to 7:45 p.m.

*Live Music!

Purpose:

To help celebrate Birth Mother's Day with friends and family and honor the amazing women who chose the gift of adoption for their children!!

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CONTACT GLADNEY:

Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Drive | Fort Worth, Texas 76132-4122

Headquarters: 817-922-6000   Pregnant?: 1-800-GLADNEY
International Adoptions: 1-800-INT-ADOP
Domestic Adoptions: 1-800-687-3097
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