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Melissa Brown with her adopted son, Joey

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The Brown family

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Joey bangs the judge's gavel declaring his official adoption in the Brown family


Melissa Brown, assistant professor of social work at Cedarville University, doesn’t just teach caring for others, she lives it.

This September, she and her husband, Tom, adopted a boy from China. The Browns have four children between the ages of 7 and 13, the oldest of whom is Joey, the newest addition to their family.

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Cedarville, Cedarville University, social work, adoption



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