Trina led a hard life. She was in and out of drugs, and didn’t have a lot of stability. Her mom was raising her 5 year old daughter and she had placed her 3 year old for adoption with Act of Love Adoption Agency in Utah. Trina was going through a particularly difficult time when she was charged with procession of drugs and sentenced to jail time. She also found out that she was pregnant again and quite far along.
Trina knew that the best choice she could make for her baby was to place her for adoption. She was able to have her sister contact Act of Love Adoption Agency, and Act of Love made plans to help her again with an adoption plan. It was Trina’s wish that her children be placed in the same home, so Act of Love contacted her first adoptive family. They were so excited to be able to adopt again!
Trina was able to have limited phone calls with her adoption counselor at Act of Love, and her sister was also able to be a great help in the process. Trina knew she could feel peace with her decision to place her baby for adoption again, since her babies would be together.
Trina went into labor and had a healthy baby girl. She was not able to see the adoptive family, but was told that they made it to the hospital and were holding and caring for their sweet new baby. When Trina heard this, she decided that this is the moment she would change her life. She wanted to be a good mom to her 5 year old, and keep in contact with the adoptive family. She promised herself that she would get out of jail and never return.
Trina was able to stay away from drugs. She found a job and was able to support her daughter. She also decided to go back to school. Trina is so grateful that adoption opened her eyes and made her want to become a good mom and to take good care of herself. The pictures and letters that she exchanges with the adoptive family are a treasure to her and the adoptive family loves to get updates from Trina and her daughter. They will forever be grateful to each other and their love for the children binds them together.