Community “steps up” to help family

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DECATUR — An area family, eager for a new addition, turned to the community for help.

The Ford’s have been fighting since October to adopt 5-year old Noah, from China. The orphaned boy suffers from albinism and is considered special needs in his country.

It will cost the family nearly $30,000 to fully adopt Noah. They’ve partnered with Funds2Orgs and started a shoe donation.

The company takes used shoes and gives them to people in underdeveloped countries. So far, the Ford’s have collected 2,100 pairs of shoes.

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