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Candy & Michael

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Hey there! We are Candy and Michael and we are searching for hope! We are so excited you are reading our profile! We want to share our story with you and truly want you to join us on our journey. Love makes a family and our hearts are full of love! 

Our Story

We met our first year of college at Miami University in Ohio. We were both majoring in design and had a few classes together. We began dating in the spring of 1997 and have been together ever since! After four years of dating, Michael proposed on a jet-ski in Lake Cumberland at 76 Falls- a special place we still enjoy going on family vacations. Yes, we got engaged on a jet-ski! Three years later we got married in a beautiful ceremony with our closest family and friends under an amazing gazebo Michael designed and built- it couldn't have been a happier day!

We have been married for 14 years- together for over 20! We do everything together- we work together, we play together, we enjoy being with one another. We have been through happy times and tough times all of which has made our marriage stronger through faith, love, and hope. We are so excited to start our family through adoption. We would be forever grateful to have our dream of becoming parents fulfilled. 


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We want to thank you for taking the time to learn more about us and consider us for this exceptional gift! It is our greatest hope to have a family.

We can't pretend to fully understand the depth of what you are going through right now, but your courage and selflessness are an inspiration to us.  Please know that we are praying for you daily and will keep you in our prayers as your life becomes intertwined with ours through this process.

If you decide to select us, we would welcome your child into our home and family and offer them unconditional love, a safe and stable home, and opportunities for learning and growing. We will provide everything you would want for your child such as opportunities to unravel their gifts and talents, bedtime stories at night before they are tucked in, encouragement in school, and lots of laughter and cuddles. Please know that the child we raise will always know their first family loves them and we welcome you with open arms to our family.

Thank you again for considering us.

Candy and Michael


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