Hope Meadows Brian Dampier reports that a few families in a small town in Illinois are trying to shake up the system of placing foster children. Nearly half a million kids are in temporary foster homes across the country...and many will NEVER go back to their birth parents or get adopted. But, the community of Rantool Illinois might have a solution.
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Hope Meadows

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Hope Meadows

Hope Meadows

Hope Meadows

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Brian Dampier reports that a few families in a small town in Illinois are trying to shake up the system of placing foster children. Nearly half a million kids are in temporary foster homes across the country...and many will NEVER go back to their birth parents or get adopted. But, the community of Rantool Illinois might have a solution.