By: McKenna Raska
5 Key points
- About 135,000 children get adopted in the US each year
- Times can vary anywhere from a few months to five years or more depending on the circumstances.
- Over 30,000 children in the American foster care system “age out” each year.
- Around 7 million Americans are adopted
- The United States adopts more children, not only internationally but also domestically, than the rest of the world combined
3 Family's that have adopted children
The Rayno family adopted Damian from Haiti on January 20, 2010.
The Hoffman family adopted Meron from Ethiopia in June of 2008.
The Rienstra family adopted Lily from South Korea.