Couple Dedicates Themselves To Helping Children After Becoming Empty-Nesters

Rather than take to travel and leisure, this couple decided to devote themselves to making a difference.

Denalee Chapman November 06, 2016

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!

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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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