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Siblings Eric Alphonse, 1, Rod'kessa Alphonse, 6, Alaysa Alphonse, 4, and Yasmine Alphonse, 2, get ready for bedtime as Lauren Tavey, 16, (right) helps to tuck them in. The children have bonded well with their adoptive family who took them in after their mother could no longer care for them in the wake of evacuating New Orleans for Houston, Texas, after Hurricane Katrina struck.