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The Williams family is pictured here in a family portrait. From left are Eli, 7, Addy, 1, being held by mom Courtney, Owen, 3, being held by dad Bobby, and Ayla, 5.

Angels in Adoption: Dickinson's Williams family on the grow


It's not unusual for a young couple to have a growing family.

It is a little unusual for a family of five to turn into a family of eight in less than a year, and it is even more unusual for that family to grow and shrink from the eight and back again in a matter of days. But that's life in the Williams household.

"It's just the acceptance of a busy life," Bobby Williams said. "I don't think we'd be comfortable if we weren't busy. It's just who we are."

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Katherine Grandstrand
I graduated from Bemidji State University in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in mass communcations, from Columbia College Chicago in 2009 with a master's degree in journalism.  
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