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A Family Expanding Fast

April 4, 2007, 2:10 3074 Author: Jennifer Fullerton krdotv.com Now Meg and Patrick are raising Julia and Peter adopted from the Ukraine. "You can go on a cruise or get a new car." says Meg but they decided giving these children a home is how they'd like to spend their time and money

By the time the kids are grown and out of the house, spouses are often excited for a little relaxation and maybe some traveling but imagine starting over with more young kids and young kids from a foreign country. The Busscells who live in northern Colorado Springs were a family with just two children for more than ten years but soon they expect to be a family with nine children.

Meg Busscell's biological children are grown and out of the the house. Now Meg and her husband Patrick are busy raising Julia and Peter adopted from the Ukraine and Jessica from South Korea. "Well you can go on a cruise or get a new car." says Meg but she and her husband decided giving these children a home is how they'd like to spend their time and money.

Three adopted children are not were the Busscells plan to stop though in a month and a half they're headed to the Ukraine and planning to bring back a family group of up to four more children. "We just decided you know we're not done with our family." says Meg.

Discussions around the house are now focused on how to fit the new kids in the already crowded house and what life will be like sharing a little more and needing to help out a little more. "One will like clean everyone's room, one will do the trash." explains Peter Busscell. Mom and dad are working on financing the venture which just to bring the children over will cost nearly 30-thousand dollars. Friends and family have been pitching in getting the rooms ready. "They've donated clothing. They've donated bunk beds." says Meg.

There is a fund set up at Wells Fargo to help the Busscells finance the adoption. To donate you can call any Wells Fargo and ask to donate to the Busscell Adoption Fund under the name Patrick Busscell.

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