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Washington County adoption trends changing

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Adoption trends in Washington County show increased permanency with relatives and more children finding their birth parents through social media.

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In 2012, the county finalized seven adoptions with five placed in a relative's home and two with unrelated parents, according to numbers released by the county last week.

The county also worked with 30 families to obtain stepparent adoptions.

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir is a reporter and photographer for the Woodbury Bulletin. Her coverage includes Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news.  Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.
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