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The 2013 Adoptive Family Reunion at Knott's Berry Farm

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Hhhhmmm.... which ride to ride?  The Silver Bullet, the Calico Mine Ride, or the kiddie rides at Camp Snoopy.  Such a dilemma for kids at the Wednesday's Child 13th Annual Reunion at Knotts Berry Farm.  Hundreds of adoptive families and friends joined in for the fun. Knotts Berry Farm opened its doors early making for an extra awesome experience!

Wednesday's Child is a segment that airs on Fox 11 News.  For the past 18 years KTTV has showcased children in foster care waiting for a forever family. The great joy at the reunion is seeing these children with their parents, brothers and sisters, and other relatives.  On the Wheeler Dealer bumper car ride Matthew Nelson took aim at dad.  Dad flashed a look right back that he too was on for the challenge.  Its that kind of fun and family moment that made the day so special.

The reunion allows us to track "our" kids as the grow up.  This year, a host of kids are graduating from high school.  Iby. Darnell. Travis.  All were adopted by different families when they were small children and all are clearly thriving.

For the social workers from DCFS, this day allows a day of celebration. The day works thanks to our sponsors, donors and supporters: The Freddie Mac Foundation, Knotts Berry Farm, Nature's Flavors(bottled water), Cal-State LA Social Work students, The Good News Foundation, and actress Angie Everhart.

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