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December 9, 2012

Oklahoma foster parents keep open door for kids

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HUNTER, Okla. —

Her oldest sister, Shannon Cavazos, is a missionary in Mexico. She has three biological and two adopted children.

Her younger sister, Sarah Cobb, of Enid, has two biological and two foster children — one of which might become an adopted child.

Her younger brother, Zack Babcock and his wife, Effie Babcock, of Enid, have one biological and one foster daughter.

Weslie White’s father, Rodney Babcock, is proud of the family and the large flock of grandchildren he now has — even though it means borrowing extra tables and chairs so everyone has a place to sit during holiday meals.

At times schedules become hectic, what with getting everyone where they need to be at the times they need to be there, but the kids are worth the effort, he said.

“I believe it’s all going to work out,” Babcock said. “I believe the kids are all doing well.”

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