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October 2008Vol. 9, No. 8Adoption Excellence Awards Announced

The Children's Bureau has announced the winners of the 2008 Adoption Excellence Awards. The award recipients include individuals and organizations that have made key contributions in 10 categories toward increasing the number of children adopted from foster care. The Adoption Excellence Awards affirm the Children's Bureau's commitment to helping the 510,000 children in foster care across the country, including the 129,000 children awaiting adoption.

Recipients will receive their awards at a ceremony at the Children's Bureau in Washington, DC, in October. To view the complete list of award winners and read about their accomplishments that merited these awards, visit the Children's Bureau website: