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For many young people, drug use and experimentation is a rite of passage of sorts. However, experimenting with drugs and alcohol is far from harmless, and can often result in lifelong...

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A Special Kind of Adoption

Raising any child is a tough job requiring patience, compassion and creativity. When you adopt a child with special needs though, not only do you do the child a great service by offering them the love of a stable family, but you take on a challenge that will bestow huge rewards. If you are considering this option, first, pat yourself on the back, and then, check out Adoption.com for more on this one-of-a-kind type of adoption.

Posted: 2/21/08