Adoption is something many people think about. They may be unable to have children themselves or wish to help those in foster care. Regardless, it’s a monumental decision that requires a lengthy process.
One man decided to adopt a girl that no one wanted. She’d been in the system for years, but he loved her and cared about her until adulthood. However, things changed, and he wondered if she had a sinister past that no one had mentioned before now. Had she done something horrible? Was her lineage to blame? Keep reading to find out!
Dale Jefferson was a single 44-year-old man who resided in St. Cloud, Minnesota. He’d wanted a child for as long as he could remember, but he never married and rarely dated. Therefore, when he met Lise Barber, he jumped at the chance to become a father!
Dale wasn’t sure why he wished to adopt, but he knew he wanted children in his life, and she could be his only chance. He realized later that he probably should have asked more questions because he learned a painful truth 28 years later.