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6 families welcome 12 children at Angelina County adoption day event

November 11, 2016

Source: KTRE Staff Source: KTRE Staff LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Six East Texas families welcomed their newest members at the 11th annual Adoption Day Celebration in Angelina County. “Adoption day is the pinnacle of all the hard work that everybody puts in to take care of these kids,” Angelina County Judge Derek Flournoy said. It was an emotional day inside of the Angelina County Courthouse, however many tears were of joy. “It’s the light at the end of the tunnel from an emotional roller-coaster,” adoptee, Blanca Sanchez said. Six families adopted 12children, which is the largest National Adoption day in Angelina County to date. “It is a long process, but to finally get here and to see that the children have permeant loving homes, and committed families, is extraordinary,” adoption supervisor, Kelli Slaga said. For all of these families, they said the process was long, but the reward was worth it. “When he got out of the car and...

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