Happiness,Mills County, Iowa,Adoption

On National Adoption Day, southwest Iowa families find joy, happiness

November 20, 2016

Staff photo/Joe Shearer She and her husband, John Wade, residents of rural Mills County, officially adopted two children, Jayce, 4, and John David, 7, on Saturday during the celebration of National Adoption Day. Their adoption of the boys ended a journey that lasted two years, she said. "The boys still love their birth mother, but it’s forever now," Cuff said. Overseen by Iowa’s Fourth Judicial District, 16 children from towns in and around Pottawattamie, Page, Montgomery, Cass, Mills, and Fremont counties had their adoptions finalized in proceedings on Saturday morning at the Pottawattamie County Courthouse. The Fourth Judicial District has participated in National Adoption Day since 2006 and...

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