In the new digital age, perspective adoptive parents are turning to the Internet, including Craigslist, to look for a baby.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
ABC News did a special on adoption recently showing just how different it is in the digital age. In the special, it showed a reunion between an adopted child and his birth mother. The adopted mother and birth mother had met online – in an ad on Craigslist. In this particular case, it was a successful union between the two parties. The birth mother was able to keep up with her child through Facebook and now that she is in a better place in life, she was able to meet up with him again in real life. The same couple, however, had a negative experience, also with Craigslist, when looking for a second child. But in that case too they were able to resolve the issue on the Internet. The reportedly were able to Google the perspective birth mother …
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In search of a new, furry family member? Here are two faces that might be the perfect addition to your home.
Dog of the Week Trooper is a handsome 2-year-old Welsh Corgi Shar-Pei mix who has been waiting for a new home at the Cobb County Animal Control shelter since Oct. 13. While he isn't always fond of other dogs, he is sweet and loving towards people. One of Trooper's most charming qualities is that he adapts to the mood of people quickly. One moment he can be ready for a rough-and-tumble game of tug of war, and the next, he will sit quietly and lick your hand or rest his paws on your leg and reach up to give a gentle kiss. Despite his sweet disposition, Trooper is strong for his size and would do best in a home with adults or older children who will appreciate his energy. Trooper is waiting in cage 410 for a second chance at love and life. …