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‘Are you her nanny?’ ‘Did you kidnap her?’: Single black mom adopts 2 white siblings, ‘Love goes beyond skin color’

InspireMore
InspireMore
 2021-09-14
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Get more stories like this in your inbox! Sign up for Smile, our free daily good news email read by over 825K people!. Let’s start from the beginning. My name is Kimberly Holden, and when I was a little girl, I always knew I wanted to adopt. Three of my aunts opened their hearts and homes to children who weren’t biologically theirs, and that sparked something in my heart that stayed with me up into adulthood. My Aunt Gloria (who we all called Mama) was my biggest inspiration, and right before she passed away, I whispered in her ear, ‘Mama, I’m going to be a foster mom.’

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AmericanVet1981
29d ago

She is going to be a good momma and family that’s all that matters. Love don’t know color. My stepdaughter is best thing that’s happen to me. She and her momma accept me and I’m white.

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Sherrilynne
09-17

I’m white and I used to babysit my ex-husbands coworkers grand daughter. She was black. She was about 3 years old at the time. When I took her with me to the grocery store or the shopping mall people would say terrible snide comments to me and her both. She was so young she had no idea what this was about. I got to the point where we would stay home and not go out. It was a shame.

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Denise Wigfall
22d ago

This is the most beautiful story to give your heart and love to a child who needs love and care ,God made all of us so do your research Moses married an Ethiopian thats how to race began.God is not partial he lives everyone.Jesus didn't judge people he loved every one..

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