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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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Are you looking for some cool things to do in Sacramento? Don’t worry! Alex has you covered. Check out her blog to see some of the cool tips she has for checking out our City. Visit her blog HERE.

“But, as I discovered, this is a really cool city, with an intriguing history and some awesome up-and-coming areas. Although I had the added bonus of seeing Sacramento like a local, I do solemnly declare that Sacramento is a city worth visiting. And here, my friends, are all the reasons why.” – ALEX

Precision M.D. Cosmetic Surgery Center TOY DRIVE! for FosterHope Sacramento

ReBlog By: Shadi Khattab Precision M.D. Cosmetic Surgery Center Chief Operating Officer (COO) · Elk Grove, California

“Team Precision will be collecting toys, clothes, cards for the foster kids FosterHope Sacramento and Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California for 4 weeks at Precision M.D. Cosmetic Surgery Center! We invite the community to donate gifts for these children/teens to brighten up their day during the holiday season! Drop off any new gifts, toys, clothes, letters at Precision MD anytime between Nov 18th & Dec 13th! Let’s impact some lives!”

‘Now we have a big family.’ National Adoption Day event brings family together in Sacramento – The Sacramento Bee

Suzzanne Goldwire with her family at the William R. Ridgeway Family Relations Courthouse on Saturday, November 23, 2019. Goldwire brought her extended family to welcome two children whose adoption was finalized at the National Adoption Day event. MITCHEL BOBO MBOBO@SACBEE.COM

“I was chosen. They didn’t have to have me, and they kept me and loved me. It’s just important and I appreciate it,”

Nov. 23–For all the questions she had about her adoption, Suzzanne Goldwire knew she also wanted to be part of the answer. Goldwire, who was taking the final steps in a yearlong effort to adopt two children Saturday, said the positive journey she’s made in her life was the reason she wanted to be in […]

‘Now we have a big family.’ National Adoption Day event brings family together in Sacramento [The Sacramento Bee] — Daily Republic