Teenager Finds Forever Family After 11 Years In Foster Care

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A lot of kids in foster care who had to live with one family after another have probably accepted that it’s how life’s going to be for them forever.

Alex’s Life

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Alex had been in the foster care system since he was 3 years old.

Searching For Years


Within 11 years, Alex had lived in 15 different foster families.

It’s Hard To Trust

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Along the way, Alex lost trust in adults, and it’s hard to blame him for feeling that way because we know that he just wanted a family who’ll love and keep him for good.

A Couple Heard His Story

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A couple from Oregon named Jenny and Stephen Madkour heard Alex’s story from Jeff Gianola’s Wednesday Child. Right after this, they connected with the boy and they felt something special about him.

He Picked Their Interest

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Jenny said, “Anybody who’s seen that video of Alex, his core awesome comes out in that video. It was such a great thing, the way Jeff Gianola talked to him and Alex’s interaction with him, it really gave us a glimpse of who Alex is.”

They Asked Him To Move In

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Jenny and Stephen met Alex before Thanksgiving, and right before Christmas, they asked him to move in with them.

They’re Adopting Him


The couple started working on Alex’s adoption papers. He was so happy to learn about it and still couldn’t believe it’s all happening. He said, “I didn’t think I was going to find a forever home this good.”

Meant For Each Other

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The couple immediately knew that Alex belonged to them right after seeing him. It was just so hard to ignore the special connection.

Watch how Jenny and Stephen changed Alex’s life in the heart-melting video below.

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Angel 5 months ago
I am sitting here watching this video with tears in my eyes why did it take so long for him to be adopted he is an absolute sweetheart this was meant to be and I understand the trust issue what a blessed family. Alex's life is going to go place thanks to this amazing couple you can feel the love they have for one another thank you for sharing.
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