A New Bill Will Make Child Adoptions In Georgia A Lot EasierAdoptions in Georgia will be easier soon.  The Senate passed a bill today that would make it easier to adopt children in and out of state.   The legislation shortens the time allowed for a birth mother to change her mind about giving up her child. It will also allow adoptive parents to reimburse birth mothers' living expenses and simplify out of state adoptions. 
Off-The-Books Adoptees Hope To Find Family Via DNAAbout 30 people showed up at a Tennessee motel on Saturday to give cheek-swab DNA samples as they hope to identify biological relatives.
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19 Dogs, Cat Removed From North Ga. Home Authorities in Cherokee County say a man has been arrested on animal cruelty charges after 19 dogs and a cat were removed from his home.
Extended Families Fill In As Mom, Dad Thayer Garrett thought her days of raising a small child were behind her. But after her adult son died last year, leaving behind his toddler, the child's mother asked Garrett to keep the boy for a few months. A year later, 4-year-old Kenneth is still living with his grandmother.

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