Floyd and Raenell Crenshaw had some children of their own when they were asked by a terminally ill mother to care for her young ones. They did, and became a family of seven. With joy and fun they raised their family, who one by one grew up and left home.

When they found themselves empty-nesters, it began to be a little uncomfortable for this nurturing couple. Rather than take to travel and leisure, they decided to devote themselves to making a difference with more individuals. Thus began their journey of adoption through foster care. This is part one of a three part series.

Be sure to check out part two here!