Open adoption allows teen to grow up with two families
By Shelley Grieshop
Editors note: The last name of the adopted child and her adoptive family were not used in the story at their request.
An untimely birth 15 years ago led to a unique union of two families 300 miles apart.
Rachel, a premature infant born to an unwed Fort Recovery teen, was adopted by a Michigan couple through an open adoption arrangement. The two families have shared numerous events in Rachel's life since her birth in 1996. [More