'It’s Like A Miracle:' Long Island Family Opens Its Heart & Home To Orphan From ChinaThe 2-year-old girl was born with a rare syndrome and abandoned at birth. Her fate was to live her life in a remote and rural Chinese orphanage.
Surprise! Man Gives Step-Father Adoption Papers After 30 YearsJoel Glenn decided his step-dad's 60th birthday would be the perfect time to surprise the man who has meant the world to him since coming into his life at just 10-years-old with something very special.
Watch This 11-Year-Old Girl's Reaction To Long-Awaited Adoption NewsA heartwarming video showing the moment 11-year-old Tannah Butterfield of South Jordan, UT gets the news that her foster parents have been given the green light to adopt her -- along with her siblings, brother Teagun, 6, and sister Tallie, 2 -- has been posted by a worker at the child's school.
Woman Surprises Stepdad With Adoption Papers 17 Years LaterAfter being in her life for the past 17 years, Lindsey wanted to make her already close relationship with Mark official.
Daughter Takes Last Name Of Stepdad In Emotional LetterIn a now viral show of love, Katelyn Miller, a 21-year-old from Salina, Kansas, wrote a touching letter to her stepfather, Lance Jeske.
Woman Adopts Baby From Same Orphanage Where Her Mother Found Her Four Decades AgoLike mother, like daughter -- A Long Island woman followed in her mother's footsteps and adopted a child from the same Central American orphanage where her parents found her four decades ago.
Dog With Cancer Rescued In Emotional Adoption At Hempstead Animal ShelterDuffy, an 8-year-old American bulldog, was adopted by Sharon Faucett at the Hempstead Town Animal Shelter on Friday.
Animal Care & Control Calling On New Yorkers To Come And Adopt CatsExecutive Director Risa Weinstock says shelters are overflowing with nearly 6,000 cats and kittens.
Woman Claims Right To Rent-Controlled Apartment After Being Adopted By Former TenantA new twist has emerged in a landlord-tenant dispute over a rent-controlled apartment in Long Island City, Queens.
Cat Rescued After Superstorm Sandy Finds Home With Fellow RefugeeJoy was probably about 6-months-old when she was found, skinny and skittish, on the streets of Gravesend last November.
Refugee Puppies From Egypt Looking For New Homes In U.S.Two dogs from Egypt are in need of a good home here.
Cat Found Wandering After Superstorm Sandy Needs A HomeWith the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaching, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was getting the word out this week about a cat found wandering in Brooklyn after the storm who still needs a home.

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