Who would have guessed that a young girl from South Porcupine, Ontario would grow up to change the world?
The story -- an amazing yarn that's about perseverance and the love between a mother and her adopted son -- has been told before, guaranteed to bring on a teardrop or two.
U.S. President Barack Obama’s step-grandmother called on Ottawa residents Sunday to join her in helping orphans and poverty-stricken families in Kenya.
In 2007, then-Ottawa Hospital executive Peggy Taillon embarked on an improbable year-long quest to adopt a child from Kenya. Against overwhelming odds, amid conflict and violence, she succeeded. The unlikely story of Taillon and son Devlin was told in pages of the Citizen in 2008. Six years later, Mohammed Adam catches up with the family to see how things turned out.