Over the course nearly two decades, an of astounding 250-plus foster children have received temporary refuge in the home of Ann and Ralph Fullmer. Eight of them stayed and were adopted, joining the Fullmersâ€™ biological sons Ralph Jr. and Darrell.
Yet Ann, 62, insists, â€śWeâ€™re nothing special. Weâ€™re just us. Theyâ€™re my kids.â€ť
This is a great understatement.
She is the epitome of what Motherâ€™s Day celebrates: dedication, constancy and unfailing love. Her need to reach out to children when they needed her most is what sets her apart.