New families

The Moore family, made up of Ethan, 9, from left, Brielle, 8; Celeste, 6; Nicole; Faith, 5; Rich; Dimitri, 12; and Fischer, 11, gather at their home in Bushnell.

Several years ago, Nicole Moore had a dream that she had three little girls. Now, that dream is reality. On Oct. 8., Nicole and husband, Rich, adopted three girls — Faith, 5; Celeste, 6; Brielle, 8 — and one boy, Fischer, 11. At the time of the dream, the Moores had two boys, Dimitri and Ethan. “Once that final approval came through, I was screaming and laughing and crying,” Nicole said. “The children had been living with us for three months, but this final step in the courts meant they were ours.”

Read this story and many others in Tuesday’s edition of the Daily Sun.