17-Year-Old Girl Adopted By Her Adoption Worker

"There is a home for every child."

Denalee Chapman November 03, 2016

“There is a home for every child,” preaches both adoptee, Mary Lee, and her adoptive dad, Scott. It doesn’t matter your age. In fact, Mary was older – just weeks before turning 18, when she was adopted by her adoption worker, Scott Lee and his wife. Originally, Scott and his wife were considering adoption of a baby. But when he mentioned that to Mary, she said, “No!  You don’t want a baby! You want a teen. They’re cute, and they’re potty trained.”

In fact, Mary told Scott that he and his wife should not only adopt a teen, but they should adopt her. Thus began the transformation of the Scott 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 DenaleeChapman.com.

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