Siblings find forever home in Menifee

In August 2020, Gary and Pam Willis, center, adopt seven siblings to join their five biological children as one big family. Valley News/Courtesy photo
The Brady Bunch has nothing on the Willis family of Menifee. After raising five biological children, Gary and Pam Willis made the decision to adopt seven siblings who were orphaned in 2018. Now with a dozen children, the Willises said they are enjoying their second pass at parenting.“We started fostering children in 2013 through California Family Life Center in the San Jacinto Valley,” Pam Willis said. “We have had at least two or three kiddos at a time pretty continuously since then. When we first started fostering, we still had two teenagers at home, a daughter in college and two married sons.”The Willises’ biological children, who are now 20, 23, 27, 30 and 32, were always very accepting of the foster children they shared their home with through the years and accepted
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