Linda Herring: Woman breaks record, raises over 600 children in 50 years

Linda Herring: Woman breaks record, raises over 600 children in 50 years

- Linda Herring, a 75-year-old woman, has been honoured for raising over 600 kids as a foster mom

- The recognition was given by the Johnson County Department of Human Services' Board of Supervisors who said she always welcomes kids

- In the 50 years that she has been fostering children, she has never turned anyone back, always caring for them even when others failed them

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Raising a child is not an easy task, let alone having to raise children. Linda Herring, a 75-year-old woman, possesses a bigger grace in that regard as she brought up over 600 children in 50 years with equal love and care.

Sun UK reports that the woman gave her adulthood all to fostering kids in Johnson County, Iowa, as she never rejected anyone.

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She became so popular as the woman who never turned any child away from her door regardless of their race, gender or needs. Sometimes, she would even travel to get them into her fold.

Linda’s story became world-known when she received an honour from the Johnson County Department of Human Services’ Board of Supervisors for looking after more than 600 kids in the community.

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Linda is famous as the woman who has never turned any kid away, always showering them with care. Photo source: UK Sun

Linda is famous as the woman who has never turned any kid away, always showering them with care. Photo source: UK Sun
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The appreciation letter was shared on the official twitter handle of the county as they spoke about how they sometimes called her even in the middle of the night and she never rejected taking any child on that ground.

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According to the county, Linda has been fostering children with “special medical needs”. In her home, bins filled with clothes arranged according to size and gender could be seen.

She has always worked with the philosophy that even if love fails the children elsewhere, they could always come to her to be given good care.

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Linda’s granddaughter, Amber Herring, also spoke about how her large heart always put everyone before herself.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Awarding-winning Ghanaian movie director Peter Sedufia has secured a big deal to screen two of his movies, Keteke and Side Chic Gang, on International streaming site NETFLIX.

According to Peter Sedufia, NETFLIX users can access the two movies on the streaming site from February 1, 2020.

In a Facebook post sighted by YEN.com.gh, assured his fans that they can enjoy his movie on Netflix at your own convenience.

"In 3 days, you can check us out on Netflix at your own convenience. Home Cinema just got fun!," Peter Sedufia.

Peter Sedufia happens to be the third Ghanaian to have got their movie or movies onto NETFLIX.

The first was Blitz the Ambassador with his movie 'The Burial of Kojo' and then Shirley Frimpong Manso's 'Potato Potahto'.

Congrats to Peter Sedufia for lifting the flag of Ghana high.

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Source: Yen Newspaper

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