Stories tagged with: Yana

March 24, 2011 - 4:00pm
3 years 17 weeks ago

Lisa and Matthew Smith of Zanesville had two biological children then they decided to adopt but, this is not your typical adoption. View story to the left.

Matthew and Lisa Smith have been married for 17 years. After, having two biological children they decided they wanted more and adopted a new born with Downs Syndrome.

"He made you slow down and would appreciate the simple things in life and I think when we really started to want to adopt more children we really thought...

July 2, 2010 - 11:19am
4 years 3 weeks ago

A Muskingum County family is hoping that a 2-year-old Russian child will experience the love of a family.

Lisa Smith along with her husband are trying to adopt a little girl named, Yana. It's not the first time the Smith's have adopted.

"We have two biological children and we've adopted three children from here in the United States. They're little boys with down syndrome and autism that we adopted," said Lisa Smith.

Yana also has down syndrome but that's not...

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