Jodi Kacz and her husband have been married for 16 years. A school teacher who specializes in reading-intervention, Jodi has always wanted to be a mother. But a heart condition has prevented that dream from becoming a reality. She and her husband talked often of adoption – hoping that sometime in the future it would happen.

As a teacher, Jodi is very loved by her students. She is patient, kind, and very supportive of children learning in the way that is best for them. When a student, Orlando, came to Jodi’s class, she went home and told her husband, “There is a kid at school. And if I could adopt, I would adopt one just like him.” It wasn’t much later that Jodi learned that Orlando was adoptable!

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