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Single man becomes a ‘Forever’ dad.

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Although it is 3½ years ago, I remember the day my new ‘forever’ son (I’ll call him Alex although it’s not his real name) called me Dad for the first time, as if it were yesterday.  It was only the second time we had met as part of the introductions and we were playing with […]

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What is adoption?

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There are over 5,000 children at any one time in the UK waiting to be adopted. Adoption is a way of providing the security, permanency and love of a new family when it is not possible for a child to be raised by his/her birth parents or within the birth family. Adoption is a legal […]