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Lac qui Parle Valley head coach Ryan Giles cheers on his girls basketball team during a West Central South Conference game against BOLD Feb. 3 in Olivia. Tribune photo by T.J. Bartelt

Family matters


Some couples choose adoption to start a family.

Not many would wait more than two years -- and have to file more paperwork than getting a mortgage -- to have one.

But Ryan and Amy Giles know that the route they have chosen is for them.

Ryan, a teacher and head girls basketball coach at Lac qui Parle Valley, and Amy, also a teacher in the school system, want to adopt an infant from Ethiopia. And two years since they started the process, they are still waiting.

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