Matt C. Abbott
Earlier this year, I featured the story of the Darnowski family and their efforts to adopt two children with special needs from Ukraine.
As it turns out, they adopted three children with special needs from Ukraine after a months-long “joyous ordeal.” The Darnowskis are now a family of 15—parents Adele, Doug and 13 children. The three additions are Yuri, Piotr and Elizaveta. A photo of them can be seen below. (Adele and Doug previously adopted Therese, a child with special needs from China.)
Adele and Doug kept friends in the loop of the rigorous international adoption process –which required two trips to Ukraine from their home in the Midwest –through social media. When the children were finally in their custody, Adele wrote:
God bless them all!
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