SWEET CHAR­ITY

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Ord­way says she and Gas­ton have a few friends who are try­ing to adopt through the foster-care pro­gram. “Some peo­ple are scared to adopt through the foster-care sys­tem, be­cause it is a scary process,” she con­cedes. “You don’t know how to start or what these chil­dren have been through. There are thou­sands of chil­dren in Los An­ge­les alone who are in the foster-care sys­tem. These chil­dren need love, need fam­i­lies.” In fact, the ac­tress says the sta­tis­tics are hor­ri­fy­ing and heart­break­ing for chil­dren who never get out of the sys­tem. “They end up in prison more than any other group, and the chances that they get into sex traf­fick­ing is much higher. The whole thing is aw­ful. Olive Crest re­ally tries to help these kids.” For more in­for­ma­tion, check out: www.olive­crest.org.

The cou­ple sup­port a very justcause.

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