When Aron Oakley met his future wife, Robyn, he quickly discovered her huge heart.
The Penske Racing aerodynamics engineer also realized she had plenty of love to go around. Not long after the couple met in 2004, Robyn shared her desire to adopt a child from Africa.
Two years later, the couple married. While their family has grown with three little girls, ages 1 to 4, the dream of adopting a child in need never waned.
"The adoption is something we've discussed for a long time and has been in the plans since shortly after we met," Aron Oakley said. "I hadn't given it much thought prior to meeting Robyn, but once I learned about transforming a child's life and their opportunities, it was easy to want to be a part of.
"Then to experience it firsthand when her sister adopted a little girl from Haiti just after the earthquake solidified it for me."
In May, the Oakleys ramped up the process. The couple narrowed their search to an Ethiopian boy &qu...