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Cashmere family waits to bring adopted child home from Congo

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CASHMERE — Dawna and Travis Fox wanted another child or two. Not able to conceive their own, they chose to adopt from an impoverished country. They wanted to adopt a child of the same race as their previously adopted son, Luke, 7, who is black.

Two years ago, they legally adopted a boy, Prin, from an orphanage in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo. They’ve paid all the orphanage’s costs of raising Prin and more than $20,000 in fees related to the adoption since then.

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