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S4E16 Reggie Rivers, Former NFL Running Back

Jan 18, 2019

Reggie Rivers played six seasons as a running back for the Denver Broncos. He is now the president of his own business consulting firm and a highly successful corporate motivational speaker.  On this episode, he shares how he and his wife Stephanie did not want children. It wasn’t until Stephanie’s sister had a son and…

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S4E15 The Gift of Adoption

Dec 29, 2018

In our last episode we were joined by an incredible birth mother, Laura, who shared her beautiful story of honesty and open communication in her adoption experience. In this episode, we are joined by the adoptive parents, Jen and Alan, as well as my husband Noah, to get their side of the story on this…

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S4E14 A Birthmother’s Gift

Dec 21, 2018

Sometimes a story comes along that makes you question the things you thought you knew about adoption. THIS is one of those stories. Laura is a birth mother from California who feels passionately about sharing her incredibly positive adoption experience. After placing her child in an open adoption over three years ago, Laura is still…

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S4E13 Adopting 4 Children from Foster Care

Dec 14, 2018

Lori Tapparo and her husband Kenny tried for 16 years to have biological children. After she had an emergency hysterectomy, the couple decided to pursue adoption through the foster care system in Colorado. Within 1 year and 2 months, they had 4 children! Lori shares the ups and downs of their journey and what it…

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S4E12 Adoption Tell All

Dec 12, 2018

Adrienne Elliott has worked in all aspects of the child welfare system including intake, child protection, permanency and adoption. She is now the Executive Director of Adoption Options. On this episode April Fallon sits down with Adrienne to ask YOUR questions about adoption. What do you need to start the adoption process? Should a family…

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April Noah

Noah and April have 4 adopted children. They have said yes to 7 placements and learned so much about adoption through their journey. They started ADOPTION NOW “Telling Your Adoption Story” to give adoption a voice. ADOPTION NOW is a place to find connection, hope and understanding. Learn more.

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