The success rate of the children placed by the Children's Aid Society is at least 80-90%. Sure, the families weren't all perfect, but who grew up in a perfect situation? For many, life in the Midwest provided the opportunity to live to adulthood and find success.
Useful, and written with wonderful humour: what to pack for an adoption. We’ve taken three trips to China to adopt our three children. One of the most daunting tasks, aside from the obvious of bringing a new child into the family, is what to pack for an adoption trip. Packing for a trip to adopt a child is nothing like a trip to tour a foreign country.