11.18
TCC Films: Hunt for the Wilderpeople

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The Hunt for the Wilderpeople

I loved, “Hunt for the Wilderpeople,” the story of Ricky Baker, a foster child, who finds a home with an eccentric couple in the New Zealand bush. Ricky goes on the run with his “uncle” rather than return to child protective services when they want to take him back. The movie is slapstick, funny, delightful and unexpected, and all about how parents are made. Watch the trailer after the jump:

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8.10
Little Girl Adopted from Foster Care, Becomes Best Athlete in the World

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Simone Biels

Could the Catholic women in the Rio Olympics be any more awe-inspiring? More on gold-medal gymnast Simone Biels from The Independent Journal here: Little Girl Adopted from Foster Care, Becomes Best Athlete in the World

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2.24
TCC Radio: Father Dennis | Snap Judgment

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“We would wake up on Sunday mornings and go to Catholic Mass and our parents would not be there.”

Justin Sweeney had an abusive childhood. Luckily, his parish priest, Fr. Dennis, became like a father to him. He’s now grown and paying it forward as a foster parent. Listen to the story on Snap Judgment after the jump:

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10.28
TCC Video: Davion Only Makes Public Plea to Be Adopted

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Davion Only

“I know God hasn’t given up and I’m not either.”

15 year old foster child Davion Only walks into a Florida church and begs to be adopted. 10,000 people have placed calls expressing interest.  But the situation for foster children remains dire. Watch the video after the jump:

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