The Cook family, from left, Justin, 14; Bryan, 12; Paige, 9; David Jr., 8; David Sr., the father; Wesley, 2, Angel, the mother; Austin, 13; and Mary Jane, 4. The family was pulled apart when David and Angel were accused of killing their adopted son Buddy. They were cleared of charges and the children were returned, but the Cooks say some of the children were abused in foster care. They are trying to put their lives back together.
The Cook family, from left, Justin, 14; Bryan, 12; Paige, 9; David Jr., 8; David Sr., the father; Wesley, 2, Angel, the mother; Austin, 13; and Mary Jane, 4. The family was pulled apart when David and Angel were accused of killing their adopted son Buddy. They were cleared of charges and the children were returned, but the Cooks say some of the children were abused in foster care. They are trying to put their lives back together. Rodger Mallison Star-Telegram
The Cook family, from left, Justin, 14; Bryan, 12; Paige, 9; David Jr., 8; David Sr., the father; Wesley, 2, Angel, the mother; Austin, 13; and Mary Jane, 4. The family was pulled apart when David and Angel were accused of killing their adopted son Buddy. They were cleared of charges and the children were returned, but the Cooks say some of the children were abused in foster care. They are trying to put their lives back together. Rodger Mallison Star-Telegram

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