“They were never ‘foster kids.' They were ‘our kids’ from day one.” -Violet, foster and adoptive mom
Since September 2011, Ed and Linda Lent have welcomed children in foster care into their home. While they never had biological children of their own, they desired to help the community's children in need. Read More
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