Ruth and Jose Herrera care for their 4-year-old daughter Lesly, who has cerebral palsy and cannot walk. A nurse comes to their home every day to help care for her. Their son Alan, 3, has autism. The couple has adult children, but they decided to adopt Lesly and Alan, children of Ruth's cousin in the Dominican Republic, to care for them.
Ruth and Jose Herrera care for their 4-year-old daughter Lesly, who has cerebral palsy and cannot walk. A nurse comes to their home every day to help care for her. Their son Alan, 3, has autism. The couple has adult children, but they decided to adopt Lesly and Alan, children of Ruth's cousin in the Dominican Republic, to care for them. CHARLES TRAINOR JR MIAMI HERALD STAFF
Ruth and Jose Herrera care for their 4-year-old daughter Lesly, who has cerebral palsy and cannot walk. A nurse comes to their home every day to help care for her. Their son Alan, 3, has autism. The couple has adult children, but they decided to adopt Lesly and Alan, children of Ruth's cousin in the Dominican Republic, to care for them. CHARLES TRAINOR JR MIAMI HERALD STAFF

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