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Adoption Scam...

ANKENY, Iowa —A woman who police said scammed potential adoptive parents in 2011 faces similar charges once again.

Ankeny police arrested Tracy Leann Bess-Thacker on theft charges Friday after police said she accepted $200 from a prospective adoptive couple from DeWitt, Iowa, in February. 334 more words



In 1987 when we were notified there was a bed available for Jason, I was filled with mixed emotions. I was his mother, nurse, social worker, therapist and advocate for eight years. 235 more words

Yes, I like piña coladas. Now go away.

One time when I was about 13 or 14 I lost a whole nights sleep after my mind decided it would repeat a song over an over for me to listen to. 270 more words


The Agony of Waiting

So, I just fired the opening salvo in attempting to market Little Miss No Name; having made sure her little burlap dress is properly pressed, her knife is suitably shiny and she has a PB&J (with the crusts cut off, of course) in her new Twilight Sparkle backpack, I’ve sent her toddling off to… 596 more words

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