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theredheadivamama {day 22}
DNA
grandparents. aunts. uncles. cousins. even close and very dear friends.
they don't have any of the same blood as any of them. that's not what gives them the title of family. it's the love they share with them. it's the memories they make. it's the joys that they share in their lives. it's the way they live life with them.
you don't have to have the same DNA to be family.
love.
they have love.
that's what makes them family.
our family chooses to BE love.
I am so thankful for each person, both near and far, in my children's lives that loves them unconditionally.
#adopt #adoptionROCKS #adoptionisLOVE #adoptionawarenessmonth #blessed #fostercare #foreverfamily #fostertoadopt #knittogetherbyadoption #novemberadoptionawareness
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mmroll123 I'm the luckiest girl in the world! #amazingfamily #luckyaunt #foreverfamily #love 3h
  •   ooookarina Oh goodness. Yes yes you are!!! They are full of cheers. 2h

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heidialaniz Much needed time with my Godsister/bestfriend/cousin/rolemodel. I love you like a fat kid loves chocolate covered chocolate cake to the moon and to infinity and beyond!! I can't wait to give you a big hug and spend Thanksgiving Day with you and our family! #ILOVEYOU #foreverfamily #foreverAlaniz #cousinlove #1hr11min40sec 👭 3h
  •   alexis.mateo7 You're coming home Monday night right? Text me in tha monin cause I'm a bout to go night night. 2h
  •   heidialaniz Okay brother. Go mimis! Love you. @alexis.mateo7 2h

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lisa_anderson_photo Today is officially #NationalAdoptionDay and I would be remiss if I didn’t honor a key piece in the #FosterCareAdoption puzzle. The hard and sad truth is that sometimes children have to be removed from their families while their fate is determined. These families give so much of themselves for the care of other’s children…often at a moments notice. Our daughter was taken into care just after her birth and placed with an amazing family and I feel blessed that she was taken such good care of while her fate was in the balance. Bobby-Ann has taken care of countless children over the years and given so many of them a safe haven while their lives were in limbo. It would be amazing if they were never needed but I am thankful for the many selfless families who take care of these children in their most vulnerable moments. 3h

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greaterchicagocagebirdclub Encourage Trust. Act Friendly. Talk to your parakeet. Avoid sudden, threatening movements. Encourage feeding and playing outside the cage.

#villapark #birdrescue #adopt #rescue #animalrescue #chicago #takemehome #foreverhome #foreverfamily #forever #family #Love #friend #cutie #feathers #parrotsofinstagram #birdsofinstagram #makeadifference #loveforever
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greaterchicagocagebirdclub Molly's Info... I am in need of an experienced adopter.
Molly's Story...
Molly is possibly a Jenday/Sun Conure mix. She is new so we have not had enough time to work with her to determine temperament. She does not yet want to hang out with humans.

http://www.adoptapet.com/pet/11520275-villa-park-illinois-bird

#villapark #birdrescue #adopt #rescue #animalrescue #chicago #takemehome #foreverhome #foreverfamily #forever #family #Love #friend #cutie #feathers #parrotsofinstagram #birdsofinstagram #makeadifference #loveforever
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krystinjeanmarie Love to see this book opened in my home :) #BookofMormon #LDS #love #foreverfamily #hope 4h

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alislagowski This is from way back before it was cold and everything was dead. I'm just grateful for my #foreverfamily tonight, and a husband who takes such good care of me when I'm sick. #eternalfamily #lds #readyforspring 4h

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behindtheperfectsmile I've been spiritually fed this weekend. I have a new found hope which has been a little lost the last 2 weeks. Hope is a word that has been used a lot in this house hold and speaking with religious leaders. I use it a lot and believe deeply in it. At Time Out of Women a speaker Wendy Ulrich spoke of hope. Our false hopes of undoing our past, preventing hurt for our future, having certainty in our path, and control over it. Man was she speaking right to me?? TRUE HOPE is in the power of our savior to redeem us of all our sins and loses. Hope in our capacity for resilience. Hope for Humility and trust in God in an uncertain world. Hope in our right to rejoice in what we do have!!! I have hope today. Hope can and will carry me. Hope for the good, hope for my family, hope we can move forward, hope I can overcome, hope my savior will deliver me as promised. #love #lovecanconquer #love #lovethegospel #lovemysavior #lds #mormon #iamstrong #iammormon #pornkillslove #pornisadrug #fightthenewdrug #tofwslc #wecanmakeit #movingforward #onedayatatime #foreverfamily #temples #savior #lightoftheworld #healing #overcomingaddiction #anythingispossiblewithgod 4h

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Mayfair уαиєℓι тσяяєѕ
yaneli_torres Love my MOM and SISTER😎#MomAndSis #ForeverFamily 5h

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ryarodz21 The turn up is real!
#fbgm #familyforever #foreverfamily
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vvgonz Sometimes you just need to take it back to the past, laugh & have an amazing time #foreverfamily #lopezlegacy #lopezPrims 6h

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julimjordan We interrupt your IG feed to announce Bryanna just got adopted TODAY!! after 886 days in foster care Welcome Home
Bryanna! Welcome Home!!
This is what my life’s work is all about. This is my life! (in more ways than 1). This is my heart. This is my passion. #MyLife #MyPassion #MyHeart #AboutThisLife
#foreverfamily #fostercare #adoption
#TogetherWeRise #FosteringHopeFosteringCareInspiringInfinitePossibilities #JulisKids
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mgxo._ our MySpace pose , this girl means so much to me forever will be my cousin and someone I can run to when I need something or someone. Love my Shugga Tittsss . #OlderCousin #ForeverFamily .. 7h
  •   asianeyesx0 I love you so much babygirl yess you know you can come to me for anything I'll always and forever will be your cousin no doubt about that 7h

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Valencia Melissa Cheatham
mrsbearcat These are some happy kids! #christmas2014 #foreverfamily #derrick #kbug 8h

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