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An adoption story
Derek, Emily and Luke make three Berrys in Lugoff
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C-I Extra: A "family book" Emily and Derek created to introduce themselves to prospective birth mothers. - photo by Tenell Felder
Derek and Emily Berry of Lugoff were married in November 2009 and like any other couple, wanted to start a family. Emily had a heart for adoption. “A lot of people really want a child that looks like them … for some reason I didn’t really care about that,” Emily said.