Police officer adopts little girl he rescued from abuse and comforted her while on duty

When Arizona police officer Brian Zach met a little girl named Kaila while on duty, he knew he wanted to take care of her forever. His wish came true this summer when he and his wife, Cierra, officially adopted the 4-year-old girl into their family. In March 2018, while on duty, patrol sergeant Brian and

‘Ms. Ripley immediately made arrangements for me to join their family when she first noticed the scars on my body’

My brother and I were both placed into foster homes at a young age. He was lucky—he went to a family called the Ripleys. I went through four different homes in three years, and each one was worse than the next. I’d get to see my brother every few months. Ms. Ripley would take us

This woman adopts a 17-year-old girl who spent 3,739 days in foster care and 24 different homes

If we had to make a list of the most challenging jobs in the world, being a parent would surely make it to our top 10. Raising children, maintaining a household, and holding down a job to pay the bills and put food on the table is no easy task for anyone. But no matter

Woman who fostered more than 600 children says she loved them ‘like they were my own’

A 75-year-old woman from Johnson County, Iowa was honored for her incredible life work of fostering over 600 children for nearly five decades, three of whom she ended up officially adopting. In October 2019, Linda decided to stop fostering children due to health reasons. After she announced her decision, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors