Johnson honors this year’s “Angels in Adoption” from Allen
Sep 25, 2012 -
This weekend, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) recognized Drs. Scott and Cindy Briggs of Allen, Texas, as the 2012 Angels in Adoption™ for their outstanding advocacy of adoption and foster care issues.
After deciding that adoption was the path they would take to start and raise a family, Scott and Cindy began the long journey to foster care and adoption. The Briggs spent 15 months in classroom trainings, in-home visits and observation hours to receive the foster license that eventually brought Jordan, 3 ½ years old, and Reagan, 2 ½ years old, to live with them as foster children. Scott and Cindy immediately knew they wanted to adopt the girls and expand their family. After more than a year as a foster family, the Briggs will finalize the adoption this week.
“Scott and Cindy are truly an inspiration for their dedication to their children and their love for the Lord,” said Johnson, who presented the Briggs family with their Angels award during Sunday’s service at Cottonwood Creek Baptist Church. “I am grateful for families like theirs for giving children the blessing of a loving home.”
The Angels in Adoption™ program is the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute’s (CCAI) signature public awareness campaign and provides an opportunity for all members of Congress to honor the good work of constituents who have enriched the lives of foster children and orphans in the United States and abroad.
Johnson represents portions of Dallas and Collin Counties.
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