Adoption Week : full report

On average 40 children a year are placed with adoptive parents in Cornwall alone.

As part of National Adoption Week, the Westcountry Tonight has been to meet families whose lives have been transformed thanks to adoption.

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National Adoption Week

Local authorities across the West Country are hoping to encourage more people to take on children waiting to find a family.