The “little girl” James Wilson came to adopt on that morning in late April stood about 5-foot-4, was 21 years old and pregnant with a baby of her own.
Emily Ziegelhofer wore a white dress and pearly necklace and bracelet for the occasion as she entered Stark County Probate Judge Dixie Park’s courtroom with Wilson. Her hair was freshly curled, every strand in place. The 38-year-old Wilson, a locomotive engineer for Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway, slipped into the chair beside his future daughter…
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