Let’s bring hope, homes, and forever families to foster children this holiday season

posted on Thu, Dec 21 2017 8:06 pm by Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, The Hill

December 21, 2017

Every child deserves a family. For some children, the path to a safe, loving, forever family can be arduous — as was the case for Xavier and Nathaniel, the adopted children of one of my Florida constituents, Martin Gill. Xavier and Nathaniel had a difficult start, moving from a situation of neglect to a foster care placement, before finally being adopted into Martin’s family. Though this story has a positive conclusion, it also illuminates the need for a responsible, pragmatic and human legislative approach.

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