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With no biological children of their own, a lot of love to give and a few extra rooms in their house, Candice and Jay felt drawn to opening their home and hearts to kids in the community who needed a place to call home. Today, they have two daughters who they adopted through foster care.

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Physical, mental and financial well-being are inextricably linked. Parents may not be as frustrated by simple mishaps when they are financially stable. Stress levels are at a minimum when families have a reliable support system that may include a neighbor who will allow them to borrow that extra egg or to watch their children from time to time.

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Two years ago, the Colorado Department of Human Services recognized BJ and Sol Baumgardner during our annual celebration of National Foster Care Month. Fast forward one year, BJ and Sol invited us back to document adoption day.

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