Rob Bechtold talks to his soon to be adopted son Isreal, 8, right, and his biological son, Jacob, 6, center, as they wait to make the adoption of Israel and his sister Araceli, 7, left, official.  Four families made the adoption of five children official on Friday  in a Collier County Courtroom.  The children were part of the foster network and were placed permanently with their host families.  The event was in honor of National Adoption Day on November 21.  There are 188 children waiting for adoption in Southwest Florida alone and 44 of them have no identified homes. Michel Fortier/Staff

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Rob Bechtold talks to his soon to be adopted son Isreal, 8, right, and his biological son, Jacob, 6, center, as they wait to make the adoption of Israel and his sister Araceli, 7, left, official. Four families made the adoption of five children official on Friday in a Collier County Courtroom. The children were part of the foster network and were placed permanently with their host families. The event was in honor of National Adoption Day on November 21. There are 188 children waiting for adoption in Southwest Florida alone and 44 of them have no identified homes. Michel Fortier/Staff

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