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'Taking Care of Eight Children is Very Difficult Because of All Their Different Needs'

'Taking Care of Eight Children is Very Difficult Because of All Their Different Needs'

This week’s Missouri Health Talks is a collaboration with Vox Magazine.

Last fall, Matthew and Christy Nevels, who already had six children, adopted their five foster children. Making them a family of 13. They spoke with reporter Mimi Wright about speaking some of the challenges they have encountered trying to balance all of their children’s needs.

You can read more of the Nevels’ story in the June issue of Vox Magazine - available now around town and online: A local couple with an abundance of love — and kids — adopts more children

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