5 siblings’ plea for single adoptive home gets huge response
TOPEKA, Kan. -- Kansas officials are hoping to find a permanent adoptive home for five foster care siblings after their being profiled by a newspaper drew an overwhelming response, forcing a Kansas adoption agency to pull the kids from their website. After being featured last weekend in a Kansas City Star story, the two sisters and three brothers, ages 2 to 11 — attracted broad interest, according to Corey Lada of the Kansas Children's Services League, which contracts with the state to run Interested adopters filled the league's voice mailbox, and the agency's email inbox got slammed with 1,500 responses, the Kansas City Star reported.