Adopting a daughter has changed her life and opened her eyes to the beauty of adoption, one mother says.
Finding out that the baby was addicted to an opioid couldn’t dim that beauty, she recalls in an interview with The Daily Signal.
“I can’t even tell you or measure the amount of joy that she has brought to us,” Lisa Alexander, who adopted 4-year-old Katharine with her husband Bruce, said in the phone interview Monday.
“When I first saw Katharine, it was very, very similar to having a birth child, like your own child,” Alexander said. “I think [that’s] what opened my eyes, and my heart, to understanding adoption.”
In a speech Tuesday night, President Donald Trump praised Katharine.
“Katherine’s four years old and she is full of incredible energy, spirit, and talent,” Trump told attendees at the gala hosted by the pro-life organization Susan B. Anthony List. “At the age of two, she memorized ‘America the Beautiful’. She recites poetry, and recently she announced to her dad that when she grows up she wants to be a famous police officer, and then when she gets tired of that, she wants to become president.”
After inviting Katharine and her parents up on the stage and greeting them, Trump added: “She’ll be president someday.”
— Rachel del Guidice (@LRacheldG) May 23, 2018
“So tonight, we celebrate you, Katherine,” the president continued. “We celebrate your life … and we celebrate all lives. We celebrate the loving choice of adoption.”
“Katharine reminds us that every life is sacred and that every child is a precious gift from God, so true. As the Lord says in Jeremiah, ‘Before …read more
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