The Adventures of John, Abby, Valor & Grant Perseverance

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We just want to offer a home and a family to a kid that doesn’t have one. We don’t want to steal a kid, buy a kid, or hurt anyone; we just want to be a mom and dad for someone who needs one. There’s just no easy way to do it.

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An Odd Squad Birthday

Odd Squad is like Doctor Who for kids. Not-too-scary villains try to mess up the cosmic order of the universe, and endearingly nerdy Odd Squad agents make things right using crazy gadgets and educational math strategies.

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Euro zone

We had the privilege of being host family to Gabriel, from near Bilbao, Spain, and Jules, from near Lyon, France. Both boys were 14, came to experience American culture and improve their English, loved Cocoa Krispies, and hated ranch dressing. Other than that, they were quite different.

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If you ask him how old he is now, Percy will laboriously unfold three fingers, hold them up, and proudly say, “free!”