Texas Foster Care and Adoption Services

A Texas 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Agency

Texas Foster Care and Adoption Services

A Texas 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Agency

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Foster Care Works – Joanne's Story

"My name is Joanne Skelton. I was adopted at the age of 6 years old. I loved it because before Ms. Skelton adopted us, I would pray asking God to let me live with Ms. Skelton. I knew her before because I would go to church with them. Mr. and Ms. Skelton told me about Jesus and God, so that's how I learned to pray. I was not sure if I understood how but I prayed every night and when I did I would hold my stuffed animal named Fluffy that Ms. Skelton gave me for my 6th birthday. When my foster mother told me we were getting adopted I was so happy. Then Ms. Skelton pulled up in the drive way. I just knew I was going to be happy there. I love being a Skelton kid and with all those kids, I know I will never be lonely. Hopefully others will feel the same way when other kids get adopted like us."

- Joanne Shelton