Taking on five children all at once is no small undertaking – and yet more than a thousand members of the public have answered the call, just days after it was first made.
The plight of Kansas siblings Bradley, 11, Preston, 10, Lyla, eight, and Landon, six, and Olive, two, was first shared by the Kansas City Star last week.
The story was accompanied by a photo of the five sitting together as well as detailed descriptions about their personalities and interests.
The Star explained that the five siblings – who are currently in foster care – hoped to be adopted together into a “loving family with an abundance of love, energy, kindness and patience”.
The story triggered around 1300 emails of interest, the Kansas Department of Children and Families told ABC News US.
“We’ve identified some possible families who may be a good fit,” communications director Theresa Freed said.
The response was so overwhelming the department …