Adams runs a day care in her home

December 15, 2011 | 12:01 a.m. CST
Carol Terrell, Adams' longtime friend and current roommate, plays with some of the toddlers that come to their in-home day care. Adams started the day care when her daughter went to kindergarten in an effort to be at home more. Terrell was Adams' college roommate and fellow nurse in the Operating Room for years and now helps her with the day care. Children, from left with their ages on the day the photos were taken, are Cooper Barnett, 27 months, Adlie White, 14 months, and Kaitlin Mullins, 17 months)

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