Adopted Family Relishes Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Lisa Scoppa (L) plays with her adopted Haitian daughter Therline during a ceremony to make them American citizens November 18, 2010 at the US Citizenship and Immigration Services offices in New York. (Chris Hondros/Getty)

In January, Lisa Scoppa and her husband, Duke, were in the process of adopting two young Haitian children when the news struck that Port-au-Prince had been hit by a devastating earthquake. The Scoppas feared their children were lost, but after several anxious days, discovered they had been evacuated to Florida. Now, ten months later, the family is together for their first Thanksgiving, and the two kids, Therline and Erikson, are officially U.S. citizens.


Lisa Scoppa

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