Updated: May 26, 2022
Crystal Kupper is a journalist, marathon runner, mother and military wife currently stationed in Arizona. Thus far, she and her husband have parented seven children from four countries who arrived via birth, adoption, foreign exchange or informal foster care. Having lived in Europe and traveled to dozens of countries, Kupper is passionate about orphan justice, family preservation and deinstitutionalization, especially for children with disabilities. Her writing frequently touches on international community development issues and themes.