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"Today is a celebration of families and children, Judge David Gooding said during the ceremony. Eighteen children, ranging in age from 11 months to 18 years old, will be Home for the Holidays -- that's the name of the annual adoption event that was launched by Gooding in 2004. Single mom of three Zena Gainer opened up her home and her heart to Clinton Wynn-Dove by adopting him. But this story is different from most. "I'm 18 and a lot of kids don't get adopted at 18. Usually, it's younger, Wynn-Dove said. Wynn-Dove said he had been in the foster care system since 2013 but had never given up hope of finding a forever family. Being in such a low point in my life to being lifted up to being able to see all of this and meet new people and constantly reminded that I'm loved, Wynn-Dove said. And getting more love from Gainer, who has three other adult children. "You don't stop needing parents just because you turned 18, Gainer said. I know I needed my mother more as an adult than I ever did as a child. You don't stop needing a family just because you become legally an adult." Also in the courtroom were the Byrnes, who now haveanother daughter to add to their family offive girls.
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During the 1940s the main treatment offered by physical therapy consisted of traction, massage, and special exercises. Some of tai chi training forms are well known to Westerners as the slow motion routines that groups of people practice together every morning in parks around the world. Physical therapy is something that all of us encounter sooner or later in our lives for whatever reason we may be having. Getting in is actually hard, but staying is even harder.