The Option of Adoption

By Debbie Grayson, Bellevue Leader Staff Writer. Photo by Bob Bailie, Bellevue Leader Staff Photographer. Reprinted with permission of the Bellevue Leader (NE) Newspaper. Usually, l6-year-old girls are faced with decisions as to which jeans to...
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Carol & Michelle’s Reunion

Dear Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska: In 1984, at the age of 17, I became pregnant. Considering adoption for my baby, a friend’s mother (who had placed a baby through Lutheran Social Service of Kansas/Oklahoma 20 years earlier)...
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Josie’s Decision

Josie stood in the hallway in disbelief. She immediately felt a knot in her stomach as she fixed her eyes upon the two blue lines staring back at her from her pregnancy test. As a single mother of a 12-year-old child with special needs, she...
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