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LETTER: Hopefully pro-life award winners grow up to adopt or foster children

There are thousands of unwanted, neglected, abused and malnourished babies and children in the world

A big congratulations to the two illustrious winners of the $1,000 Chilliwack Pro-Life Award, Boston Tuininga and Caroline de Vreede!

I presume that means once you are old enough and educated enough you will be able to adopt several of 117,000 orphans available for adoption in the world? Or maybe be a foster parent to one of the 78,000 children in foster care in Canada?

That’s amazingly selfless. More young people should be like you. As we rapidly approach eight billion people on this planet, with about half of them living in abject poverty, more people should definitely foster and adopt the hundreds of thousands of unwanted, neglected, abused and malnourished babies and children in the world. After all, that is the true meaning of pro-life, right?

Good for you two!

Allison McCabe

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