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6 local kids adopted in adoption event

WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) -

Six local kids were adopted today and will soon have new homes after Wichita County held an adoption event on November 18th.

November is National Adoption Month and many events are being held across the state to put the spotlight on children looking for permanent families.
Chairman of the Wichita County Child Welfare Board Vivian Kirkpatrick says words cannot describe when families open their homes to these kids.

"It is just something that just hits you in the heart and that you have people out there that nobody knows the circumstances of these children. They didn't ask for it. But that there are people out there wanting to take them in and become members of their families," Kirkpatrick said.
 
Kirkpatrick says a couple families said they will be back to adopt another child.
More than 6,000 Texas children are currently waiting for adoption.

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