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55 Children Adopted on National Adoption Day

November 21, 2016

Autoplay:Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content.X10 items to carry in your car this winterKMTV Show Caption OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - - Fifty-five children were adopted Saturday when the Douglas County Civic Center opened its courtrooms for National Adoption Day. “There are kids that are adopted throughout the year obviously, but this is just one kind of special day where we can all get together,” explained Rochelle Juilfs, the volunteer supervisor for CASA or Court Appointed Special Advocates. While the hearings went on, in the halls of the Civic Center were all the festivities of a grand birthday party. Princesses, Star Wars characters, Happy Faces face painters, and magician The Amazing Arthur were all on hand to entertain. “Congratulations, I’ve signed the decree. Good luck,” the judge said to Carliyonna and Melanese Worlds. These hearings are the final step for families like Worlds. Like many, they started as a foster...

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