It was never a question when Amber Manns decided to adopt her nephew Onyx.
When he was just 10 months old, Onyx was taken from his mother, Amber’s sister. Manns was already a single mother of two and worked a job with complicated hours. She never thought she’d have to start over again, but when she went to pick up Onyx from Saint Francis Children and Family Services, she knew.
“It’s been a long two years, but it’s worth every second,” Manns said.
Although adopting a child can be a difficult process to go through, it is always worth it in the end. The chance to be a parent is a priceless gift. Every parent knows that once you are called by ‘mom’ or ‘dad,’ your life will never be the same.
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