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"Very blessed to have him in our lives. He's everything we could've hoped for and more," said Aimee.
The couple, who've asked that Fox 17 not release their last name, adopted their 3 and a half month old son Grant through Bethany Christian Services.
Bryan says the entire process cost about $20 thousand.
The family is using savings, gifts and inheritance to pay for it and now it looks like they'll have some other help.
Congress kept the adoption tax credit preserved in the fiscal cliff deal approved this week.
"Would the money help us? Definitely. We hope it helps many other adopted parents," said Bryan. "There's a lot of expense most people don't have it under the bank or mattress to support a child."
In the adoption community there were fears that credit would be allowed to expire.
Donna Thomas with Catholic Charities says the credit Congress passed will not provide parents with as much money as previous versions that worked like a refund but she says lawmakers did families a big favor by making the credit permanent.
"I think knowing that it's there is something we can give families info about and know that it's there to stay," said Thomas.
Here to stay, much like Aimee and Bryan's new life as parents.
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TBI: Women more likely family violence victims
June 20, 2013 08:10 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A new study of domestic violence in Tennessee last year found women were nearly two times more likely to be victimized than men and children were the victims in 16 percent of all family violence cases.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation put out a report this week analyzing crime statistics from law enforcement agencies across the state. Their findings show that nearly 15 percent of all crimes reported were domestic in nature.
The study looked at the relationships between victims and offenders as well as the influence of drugs and alcohol on family violence. The study found that more than 17 percent of family violence involves drugs or alcohol, with alcohol being the most common.
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