FOREST PARK, Ohio — When Christopher and Christina Sanders became foster parents, they made a deal with one another: Regardless of how many children came into their home, they would do what they could to keep existing families together and not sentence children to lives of being shuffled between different households.
They kept that promise Thursday when they officially welcomed six new children — all blood siblings who wanted to remain together — into their family.
“We were having a rough life (before),” 13-year-old Caleb told Judge Ralph Winkler in the Hamilton County Adoption Court.
“And you feel like you’re in a safe place now?” Winkler asked.
Caleb nodded.
Caleb and his siblings Coby, Christian, Caylee, Carson and Chloe were adopted Thursday morning into a family that also includes the Sanders’ five biological children.
It’s a significant expansion — one that has the couple searching for a 15-passenger van to transport all of their children — but …