Willie Robertson, Duck Dynasty, and Adoption

Willie Robertson explains why his son's adoption is special.

Jessalynn Speight June 29, 2014

Willie speaks about his adopted son, Willie Jr.

He says that he and his wife planned on adoption from the very beginning. What they weren’t planning on was getting pregnant a month after. Now they have “twins, one weighs 165 pounds, the other 65.”

He challenges the group he is addressing to think about adopting. He explains that he instantly loved both of his sons, regardless of color or appearance.

 

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Jessalynn Speight

Jessalynn Bills Speight placed for adoption 5.5 years ago. She gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. She placed her in the arms of an incredible family and share a wonderful open adoption. When her birth daughter was 6 months old she started a blog called www.Birthmothers4Adoption.com, 2 years later she got married to a stud muffin. She now has two kids and 2 fur babies. She resides in good ol' Utah. She started hosting retreats for adoptive couples and has now moved on to hosting birth mother retreats as well. She has presented at conferences and taught classes at women's retreats. She recently had an article in Cosmopolitan, was featured on Fox National News, The Kelly File, and several local news channels. She's helped film a documentary about adoption, a video called the Agape Project, and has blogged for many other websites and online magazines. She is an avid foodie and enjoys cooking, traveling, rescuing animals, learning about holistic healing, history, and photography.


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