Two Tiny Girls In Foster Care Inspire Wave Of Love And Kindness

Sisters Maddie and Bailey have spent the last few years in foster care. Their aunt, Lynn, has fought long and hard trying to get custody. She was constantly told she lived in the wrong county. After two years, Lynn finally accepted this wasn’t going to happen. Her youngest daughter had just moved out, ready to take on the world. Two weeks later, the phone call came. Lynn couldn’t believe who and what was on the way. The gifts just keep

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College Student Wins $10,000 Half-Court Contest; Gives Money To Grandmother

Jordan Stiers will tell you that lucky things like winning $10,000 with a single half-court contest don’t happen to her. She certainly has had plenty of hard times in her young life. This Kansas University student is one smart gal. When she won the chance for the half-time contest, she picked KU director of basketball operations, Brennan Bechard, to take the shot for her. When he sunk the shot, Jordan knew exactly what she would do with the money–give it to

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Olympic Gymnastics Superstar Simone Biles Is Also A Former Foster Child

Gymnast Simone Biles is on the verge of Olympics superstardom as she represents the USA and wows the world with her incredible talent at the Rio Summer Games. She also has an incredible backstory. The Bleacher Report shares that Simone and her siblings were born to a mother who had incredible challenges with drug and alcohol addiction. Things got so bad that authorities in Ohio, where Simone was born, intervened and took the kids away. With the kids in foster

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Foster Kids Celebrate Their Adoptions On Instagram

You’ll be hard-pressed to find something more heartwarming today than foster kids celebrating their adoptions. I stumbled across a wonderful Instagram feed called Together We Rise that features awesome images of these wonderful kids. One shot shows how many days they’ve been in foster care. The next announces the completion of their adoption. Maybe they’d like a family tree builder someday? To understand their past? As someone who adopted an older kid, these posts just make my heart sing. Our

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