They had two adopted children already.
That's why we went ahead and adopted her.
No. He adopted me when I was ten.
In a way, Carmen and Alex had adopted a family.
It shouldn't make any difference if he's adopted.
Still, if Señor Medena adopted Dulce when she was a baby and raised her, then he was her father - blood relative or not.
It won't make any difference to you whether they are adopted or biological - not in how much you love them or how you treat them.
Unfortunately, there is no one left alive to salute the LeBlanc and Betsy and I want our adopted daughter Claire to know she is fully a part of our lives.
Dusty looked at his adopted sister again.
His memories and thoughts played like home videos, similar to those of her mate, Damian, and his adopted brothers.
Gazing at his adopted brother and recalling everything they'd done to protect humans, Jule had no doubt giving up his life in the immortal world was worth it, despite Xander's uncertainty.
As his adopted brothers in the war against evil, the two of them were his equals.
He'd been alone since, except for his two adopted brothers.
Damian shook his head, comforted by the little Oracle and his adopted brother.
He strode down the hallway to his office, his two adopted brothers following.
As for Fred, he was downright ecstatic about a baby in his adopted family—hang the underlying circumstances of the blessed event.
Back on the pavement, Dean pedaled past Tom, a well-known wild turkey who'd in past months adopted a location on the highway from which he never seemed to stray more than a few hundred yards.
He knew I was adopted by my stepfather, but he wasn't sure what I'd been told, so he just kept quiet.
The Great Pyrenees dog had adopted the buffalo calves shortly after they were born.
No apologies, no regrets, she repeated the mantra she adopted when Wynn first diagnosed her as terminal.
He didn.t know what happened to Darkyn, but Death adopted him, raised him, and trained him to be the most ruthless of all assassins.
If that were the best Ne'Rin could say of the difficult woman … She should have settled by this point, adopted her role and been properly behaved.
Unless he claims to be Donnie's father or he's adopted the boy, I doubt he'd have any rights to see him either.
Scouts are reporting it's overrun with demons and Darkyn has adopted it as his terra headquarters for his trips here from Hell.
"Put on your glasses, you'll go blind doing that," Dean said, handing Fred his beer and reclaiming his rocker from Mrs. Lincoln, the large black cat that had adopted the pair the prior February.
Being a stay-at-home mother had always been her career choice, but that wasn't going to be an option – unless they adopted children.
Many times people gave up trying and adopted – only to immediately become pregnant.
Many times people gave up trying and adopted – only to immediately become pregnant.
She had thought of the stress on an adopted baby before, but in this instance, her entire focus had been on Lori.
"I need my own space, like Jule and Dusty," Darian continued, referring to their adopted brothers.
Jenn ignored him and went to the punching bag she'd adopted as hers.
I know I said I wanted five children, but that was two adopted children and a set of twins ago.
The boy you adopted is now an animal without restraint.
The ten-year-old child she adopted and turned into a killer started as a weapon with no more attachment to her than a sword or dagger.
No one outside the woman who adopted me and turned me into a killing machine.
The true method of science which he possessed forced him to condemn as useless the entire form which Schelling's and Hegel's expositions had adopted, especially the dialectic method of the latter, whilst his love of art and beauty, and his appreciation of moral purposes, revealed to him the existence of a transphenomenal world of values into which no exact science could penetrate.
The two books mentioned remained unnoticed by the reading public, and Lotze first became known to a larger circle through a series of works which aimed at establishing in the study of the physical and mental phenomena of the human organism in its normal and diseased states the same general principles which had been adopted in the investigation of inorganic phenomena.
At the Hague Conference of 1899 the position of irregular combatants was one of the subjects dealt with, and the rules there adopted were reaffirmed at the Conference of 1907.
He adopted the economic principles of List, and founded a society, the "Vedegylet," the members of which were to consume none but home produce.
Pure Cultivation of Yeasts.-The methods which were first adopted by Hansen for obtaining pure cultures of yeast were similar in principle to one devised by J.
During his tenancy of office the system adopted at Shanghai was applied to the other treaty ports, so that when on Mr Lay's resignation Mr Hart was appointed inspector-general of foreign customs, he found himself at the head of an organization which collected a revenue of upwards of eight million taels per annum at fourteen treaty ports.
Being adopted as an older child made it difficult for me to integrate into my family.
We have eliminated debtors prisons, developed the idea of "women and children first," stigmatized child labor, made accommodations for conscientious objectors, widely adopted freedom of speech and the press and freedom of assembly, and a hundred more.
The other day I substituted the words SMALL and LARGE for these signs, and she at once adopted the words and discarded the signs.
If you had called these sensations respectively BLACK and WHITE, he would have adopted them as readily; but he would mean by BLACK and WHITE the same things that he means by SWEET and SOUR.
From time to time she smoothed the folds of her dress, and whenever the story produced an effect she glanced at Anna Pavlovna, at once adopted just the expression she saw on the maid of honor's face, and again relapsed into her radiant smile.
Prince Vasili readily adopted her tone and the little princess also drew Anatole, whom she hardly knew, into these amusing recollections of things that had never occurred.
The men soon accepted Pierre into their family, adopted him, gave him a nickname ("our gentleman"), and made kindly fun of him among themselves.
These are the measures the government has adopted to re- establish order and relieve your condition.
There were some that adopted all the army methods and had infantry, artillery, staffs, and the comforts of life.
"Filez, filez!" * Dolokhov kept saying, having adopted this expression from the French, and when his eyes met those of the prisoners they flashed with a cruel light.
The most usual generalizations adopted by almost all the historians are: freedom, equality, enlightenment, progress, civilization, and culture.
Damian himself would be overjoyed, and Jule-- the third adopted brother in their threesome-- ecstatic.
Damian found him just before and adopted him first as his servant then as his brother, once they were thrown from the immortal world into the mortal realm.
He hadn't trusted anyone outside of his adopted brothers-- and Sofi-- since he was ten.
Damian laughed, thrilled to be back with his adopted brother and to see the glow in his face.
As dark as the war was quickly becoming, he had hope in his adopted brothers, his little Oracle, and his child.
After a childhood filled with foster homes, she feared getting too comfortable, even in the home of the man who adopted her twelve years ago, when she was ten.
As different as night and day, they were his adopted brothers—and the only men in the universe he trusted with his life.
They were fortunate - fortunate to have each other and fortunate to have adopted two wonderful children.
The name past-Death adopted when she took on a human form in her underworld before she quit.
The Code had always been his foundation in a world that adopted him despite his origins.
Alex had taught Jonathan to shoot the first year after they had adopted him, but today he still got the same precautionary lecture that her father had given her.
Animals didn't protect a necklace belonging to their mother or insist their adopted-mother stay where it was safe.
Her adopted son was no longer needed in her world.
We have adopted Christianity merely as an improved method of agri-culture.
"On the contrary, things seem satisfactory, ma cousine," said Pierre in the bantering tone he habitually adopted toward her, always feeling uncomfortable in the role of her benefactor.
Kutuzov never talked of "forty centuries looking down from the Pyramids," of the sacrifices he offered for the fatherland, or of what he intended to accomplish or had accomplished; in general he said nothing about himself, adopted no pose, always appeared to be the simplest and most ordinary of men, and said the simplest and most ordinary things.
Did you see how she adopted the Annie Quincy persona?