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Billy Jack and Anne Barrett & JR and Reyna Keller

Host: Dr. James Dobson

November 18, 2021

Adoption is not always as seamless and picture-perfect as it's portrayed in a Hollywood movie. Especially if parents are adopting older foster care kids, many of whom have suffered trauma in their past. On today's classic edition of Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson speaks with Billy Jack and Anne Barrett, who candidly share about the challenges they experienced adopting five foster kids. Despite the difficulty of following God's calling, Anne declares, "I would rather have the scars on my heart, healed by Christ, than no scars at all!"

Meet the Guest


Billy Jack and Anne Barrett & JR and Reyna Keller

Billy Jack Barrett is a horseman and the former manager of the USAF Equestrian Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He is the co-founder and executive director of the Remount Foundation, an organization that provides active-duty military, veterans, first responders and their families with free equine-assisted therapeutic activities within a natural environment and a supportive community to empower them to heal physically, mentally, and spiritually. His wife, Anne Barrett, is a homemaker and homeschooling mom. They have four biological children and five adopted children. 

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