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Foster mom with 2 biological children adopts 6 boys


A Milwaukee woman is hoping to inspire others to open their homes to kids in needs.

Jessica Benzakein, a foster mom, has two biological children and adopted six boys Friday at Milwaukee County Children’s Court ranging, in age from 4 to 17.


“Good things don’t always happen in court, so when they do, they absolutely must be acknowledged,” Judge Mark Sanders said.

WISN 12 News first met the Benzakein in 2015. Since then, some things have changed. Benzekein is now divorced and is a single mom with a total of nine kids under her roof.

But her mission remains the same . . .

Read more at WISN

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