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The Taylor family has made a loving home for Julian.


Local adoption agency pushes for change

by Lauren Drell
March 18, 2010


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Evanston adoption agency The Cradle has placed more than 15,000 babies with loving families. But the number of African-American babies who need homes far exceeds the number of African-American families seeking to adopt. Staff at The Cradle's Sayers Center for African-American Adoption are trying to change that.  Rona and Korol Taylor adopted their son Julian, 2, through the Sayers Center in 2008.