Ana’s Adoption Story

Ana Munoz’s journey in foster care began when she was four years old. Her family came to the attention of social services after a neighbor reported that Ana and her three siblings were being

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Misty’s Adoption Story

Misty loves being a mommy to Aaron and Orin*. She marvels in the little moments and celebrates the big ones like the recent finalization of Orin’s adoption on August 26, 2013. This single parent,

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Cynthia Azali-Rojas Story

Cynthia Azali-Rojas first found a flyer for Magnolia Place at her local community center at a time when she felt lost and confused as a parent. After her son Maceo was diagnosed with a

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Being the Best Parent Possible

Having a child brings plenty of excitement and joy into a family but also feelings of uncertainty and concern for how to care for the child. To help these parents with child-rearing knowledge and

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“My second home is Children’s Bureau”

Evelyn Reyes is well known around Children’s Bureau’s Oakwood Family Resource Center in Los Angeles, and, with a big smile, says that the Center is her second home. Before finding Children’s Bureau five years

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The Goodwin’s Adoption Story

Vicki Goodwin just loves being around kids and caring for them. She and her husband, David, have three grown children but there were always little ones in their home as Vicki provided babysitting to

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Juan’s Story

More people need to know about all of these great programs and services that are available to them at Magnolia Place,” said Juan. Juan’s story is a wonderful illustration of how Magnolia Place brings

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Robin’s Story

Robin Armstrong is a single mother of eight children. Six of the children are her own (ranging in age from 12 to 27) while the youngest two girls, Domeka and Doneka, are her nieces.

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