News Video: Child with Autism is Adopted

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Denalee Chapman August 05, 2015
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KYTX – News, Weather,

Previously featured on the local news station in Tyler, Texas, little Nathan has found a forever home. His adoptive mother shares her love not only of Nathan, but also the gratitude of a mother who recognizes that there is a great gift in loving and living with a child who has a disability. Nathan’s family has felt the call to adopt – and they’ve found great fulfillment as Nathan has become a part of their forever family.

Without a doubt, adopting a special-needs child requires patience and perseverance. But the rewards are worth it. Nathan’s family has watched as he has succeeded in unexpected ways. He has become a leader in his family which includes other adopted children as well as biological children. Although it may take Nathan a bit longer to learn things, he is stalwart and strong and retains what he learns. Adopting Nathan has been a true joy to his family.

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Denalee Chapman

Denalee is an adoptive mother, a motivational speaker, a writer, and a lover of life. She and her husband have adventured through the hills and valleys of life to find that the highest highs and the lowest lows are equally fulfilling. Book Denalee to speak to your group, or find Denalee's writings, including her books on her website at

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