It’s not just celebrities who are adopting children. Some of your favorite celebrities were adopted themselves. Coming from a variety of backgrounds, your favorite celebrities rose above and became some of the most famous people in the world. Here are just a few.
Babe Ruth, one of the most famous baseball players of all time, didn’t exactly have the easiest childhood. The man who would become Babe Ruth was placed in an orphanage, along with his sister, by his tavern owning parents when he was only seven years old. He was sent to the St. Mary’s Industrial School for Boys. If you can believe it, this is where he learned how to play baseball and he was taught by a man named Brother Matthias.