“They’ve been mulling it over for a long time, and they feel the time is right to get legal advice and get the process underway,” the source says. “They’re looking to adopt a child in the New Year.”
The source adds they’re open to anything, explaining, “Michelle says she doesn’t care if they adopt a boy or a girl, or what ethnicity the child is. She says she just wants to help a child’s life.”
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Jim Bob, 50, and Michelle, 48, were expecting the couple’s twentieth child when she tragically suffered a miscarriage in 2011 — though she previously expressed her desires to make her large family even bigger.
“I would be so grateful if the Lord blessed us with another one,” she said in 2013. “Saying there are too many children is like saying there are too many flowers,” she added, quoting Mother Teresa.