It takes five laundry baskets and a whole lot of energy, but on Mother’s Day, Bethany and Ruben Castro are parenting five young children — some who joined the family only a few months ago.

Since she was an adolescent, Castro has taken notice of the importance in caring for other people — whether those be children or adults. Now, she is the executive director of Perpetual Help Home in Victoria. Outside of work she fosters four children alongside her daughter Alaska.

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Geoff Sloan reports on business and breaking news in the Crossroads region. He received his Bachelor's in international relations with minors in journalism and French from Texas State University. Reach him at gsloan@vicad.com or @GeoffroSloan on Twitter.

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Geoff Sloan reports on business and breaking news in the Crossroads region. He received his Bachelor's in international relations with minors in journalism and French from Texas State University. Reach him at gsloan@vicad.com or @GeoffroSloan on Twitter.

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