9 kids get 'forever homes' as they celebrate National Adoption Day

ELIZABETH — By the time Moira Quinn started pushing to adopt her younger brother, Ireland, she was already working two jobs and pursuing an associate’s degree at Union County College.

But a battle with mental illness prevented their mom from parenting Ireland well, and his dad was serving time in prison. So Quinn, now 24, began the long training process to adopt Ireland and got her own apartment in Rahway so he could move in.

“Everything that happened with Ireland really pushed me to do better,” Quinn said Friday, minutes after the adoption was finalized by a judge.

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Source: NJ.com Union

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