Stillwater family adopts 2 orphans from Haiti
Stillwater, Minn. (AP) — A Stillwater family of eight has grown with the arrival of two children from Haiti.
Bill and Mary Kratz got word last week that the adoption of a 7-year-old boy and 10-year-old girl was complete and that they could be picked up from an orphanage in Port-au-Prince.
Mary Kratz left for the capital city Saturday and arrived at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport early Wednesday with the children. Family members and others greeted them with balloons and welcome signs.
KSTP-TV says the Kratzs have six other children, including five boys. Nine-year-old Maria Kratz says she's excited to finally have a sister.
The children's arrival comes a year to the day of the massive earthquake that devastated Haiti.
Information from: KSTP-TV
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