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Laramie County foster family receives national recognition


September 26, 2019

CHEYENNE: The Laramie County foster home of Melissa and Melinda Stevens has been nominated as a 2019 Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) Angels in Adoption Honoree by Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi, according to the Wyoming Department of Family Services (DFS).

The Stevens are the first award recipients from Wyoming and say they were called to start helping foster children a decade ago.

When their oldest daughter was becoming a teen, the Stevens said they realized they wanted to continue parenting. Melinda, who received her bachelor’s degree in early education with an emphasis...

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