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Adoption Conclusion

Kathryn Patricelli, MA

People choose to adopt for many reasons, and the process can take many directions once it begins. As is the case with any family situation, there will be issues that need to be addressed and worked through from the time the child enters the family until the family system dissolves away with time and age. However, with education, hard work, and desire, adoptive families and children make it through the grand process and become the family that they dreamed of being for so long.