National Adoption Day

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Sunday, November 24, 2019 1:30am

“At 13, Nicole Avellaneda stood before Judge David Kurtz with her family. Friday was National Adoption Day in Snohomish County, and Nicole was there as three little girls in tutus and T-shirts officially became her sisters.”

“Great to see you again,” said Kurtz, greeting Nicole — who like the rest of her multiracial clan wore a gray t-shirt with the slogan: “Families Don’t Have to Match.”

The Avellaneda couple of Arlington, who have two grown children, were adopting the three little sisters they had cared for as foster parents. They were among nearly 20 families who on Friday adopted 28 children in all.  Click here to READ more: 

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