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Written In The Stars: 24 Celebs Who Are Pro-adoption

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Sandra Bullock with adopted son, Louis Bardo

Everyone has different reasons for adopting — some do it out of charity, others because of infertility – but whatever the reason, adoption is worthy of admiration. It’s certainly not something all people are willing to spend time or money on pursuing. These celebs are the exception. Whether they traveled abroad to adopt from China or Africa, or adopted domestically from New Orleans or L.A., one thing’s for sure: these celebrities have opened up their homes — and their hearts — to deserving kids from around the world. Find out if your favorite celeb is one of these special adoptive parents, after the jump!  — Jenn Gimbel







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24 Celebrities with Adopted Children

Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley

In 2009, Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley adopted Naleigh, now 3 years old, from Korea. Heigl told Scholastic’s Parents & Child magazine: “My sister Meg is Korean, and my parents adopted her three years before I was born. I wanted my own family to resemble the one I came from, so I always knew I wanted to adopt from Korea."
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2 thoughts on “Written In The Stars: 24 Celebs Who Are Pro-adoption

  1. Shannon LC Cate says:

    Nononono…don’t adopt for “charity.” How would YOU like to be your own parents’ charity project?
    Adoptive parents, by and large, despise being told we are “charitable.”

  2. alana says:

    pax is 8

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