Arkansas residents know that adoption is a blessing in today’s modern society. While on the one hand it often helps a childless couple experience the wonders of parenthood, it also brings homeless children into a new family. But, sometimes children have to wait for years before they can find a new home. To many of these orphans, adoption seems a long-awaited dream.
Take, for instance, the case of two brothers, 7-years-old and 8-years-old. They have been waiting to be adopted since 2010 and are among a group of 688 foster children in an Arkansas state home. Like any young boys of their age, the duo love to play. But they do not talk much. Perhaps it is their longing for a permanent home that has made them introverts.
On one particular day, they were seen playing skee-ball at an amusement park and then using the tickets they won to buy some toys. The go-cart track was also one of their favorite rides and this play time may have given them the chance to forget, at least for a little while, that they were still waiting to be adopted.
The boys say that they are waiting for a mother, a father and other siblings with whom they can, perhaps, play. These playful kids are good students and are junior ushers at their church. Adoption would help them realize their dreams of a complete family.
Like many worthy things in life adoption can come with its set of complications. Anyone interested in adopting a child may need to get more information in order to help them avoid any complications.
Source: THV11.com, “A Place to Call Home: 2 brothers looking for a forever home,” Dawn Scott, Sept. 4, 2014