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    What is National Adoption Day?

    Held on November 17, 2012, National Adoption Day aims to raise awareness of the more than 100,000 children in foster care. As we recognize National Adoption Day, we invite you to learn more about adoption and how it affects thousands of teenagers and children placed in foster homes by exploring our Center and its articles on stories related to adoption.

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    AdoptUSKids.org

    Over 250,000 children a year enter the U.S. foster care system. While more than half of foster care children are returned to their parents, the rest are placed with foster families or in group facilities. Spreading awareness about the thousands of children in need of a family or family environment is one of the key missions of AdoptUSKids.

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    Student Spotlight: Erica Smith

    Inspired by a family of social good, Kaplan University alumni helps high-risk adolescents in foster care while continuing to pursue her graduate degree in psychology.

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    Events Around the United States Related to National Adoption Day or Adoption

    Read about national adoption day events around the united states in our events section. Find an event near you.

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