Mentor to Mom
From Mentor to Mom
A match event is a daunting prospect for both the families and the children. Sixteen year old Devon came prepared with a guitar to keep the families away, but one adult had the courage to see past the guitar to the child holding it.
“A woman approached him. She asked him questions. And more questions. He figured he would have to talk to her because she obviously wasn’t going to leave him alone. She was Natalie Jernigan and soon she became Devon’s mentor. In March (of 2011), she adopted him.”
The family was highlighted as part of the Pasco County Adoption Day festivities.
To read more, here’s the full TBO Article.