ADOPTION

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Watch: Justin and Kristi Osmond on the 'divine purpose' in the adoption of their 2 newborns

by Danielle Christensen | August 18, 2020

More than anything, Justin and Kristi Osmond wanted to start a family. After marrying a little later in lif...

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“Someday My Children Will Come”: Lessons Learned from Waiting 20 Years for Kids

by Marie-Françoise Euvrard, excerpted from “A Place to Belong” | Makes You Think

Marie-Françoise Euvrard was born in Paris, France, and joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sain...

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The Unexpected Way God Answered This Teen's Prayer to Find Love for Her Future Adopted Brother

by L.T. Elliot, excerpted from "Angels Round About" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I was seventeen years old when my parents took us to meet Anthony. He was a small, dark-haired, dark-eyed b...

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How God Healed the Hearts of 3 People Through Adoption and a Temple Sealing

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

Dorothy doesn't remember the crash.  She remembers waking up, upside down, to the sound of a banging n...

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An Open Letter to 5 Types of Mothers

by Lindsey Redfern | Makes You Think

When most people think of Mother’s Day, they think of cards and flowers and declarations of gratitude. But,...

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5 Things About Adoption Every Latter-day Saint Should Understand

by Briana Stewart | Mormon Life

For Tarrin Philpott, years of diagnosed “unexplained infertility” led her and her husband, Tyrell, to adopt...

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Instant Family of 8: How God Answered the Prayers of a Foster Child and Childless Couple

by Ashli Kristine Hansen | Mormon Life

All Brittany wanted was someone to fight for her and her five siblings.  All childless couple Alo and ...

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The "Mind-Blowing" Discovery That Reunited Former BYU, NFL Lineman Ed Kehl with His Birth Family 35 Years Later

by Church News | Makes You Think

Last Christmas, Ed Kehl's wife bought him a DNA kit, but he didn't even bother with it. The former BYU and ...

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LDS Couple Who Adopted 6 Foster Siblings Featured on "TODAY" + How Faith Helped Them Through Infertility

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

After Alo Moli shared the story of how he and his wife, Ashley, overcame the heartbreak of infertility by a...

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How the Death of His Son Helped an LDS Dad Find His Long-Lost Family in Vietnam

by Jannalee Sandau | Makes You Think

What would you do if your family situation was abusive? As an 11-year-old living in Vietnam, Don Skanchy ma...