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Adoption Awareness events scheduled throughout Louisiana

November 3, 2016

Adoption Awareness events scheduled throughout Louisiana/Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. BATON ROUGE, La. The Department of Children and Family Services and community partners are holding events in Shreveport and throughout Louisiana in November to raise awareness of adoption and to celebrate the record number of foster children who found permanent homes through adoption over the past year. Governor John Bel Edwards declared November Adoption Awareness Month, noting 735 children in Louisiana's foster care system found loving, permanent homes with adoptive families since October 1, 2015. "Louisiana has benefited from the loving care and attention provided to children in adoptive families in that these children can...

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