• Kalib Swafford sees his birth father James Fuller for the first time in 10 years.

    Couple fosters 13 children left by addicted parents

    Story by Poppy Harlow, CNN Article by Haley Draznin, CNN Video by Jeff Simon and Zach Wasser, CNN
    When Cyndi and Jesse Swafford were certified to become foster parents 10 years ago, they were told to expect to wait for a baby up to two or three years. Fast forward to today -- with a foster license, a new baby can be placed with them within a week.


  • Haley Draznin is a producer for CNN. She works closely with Newsroom anchor Poppy Harlow across all platforms. Haley's work at CNN includes coverage of the 2016 presidential election, where she produced live shows ahead of the political conventions and debates, and international breaking news coverage out of London in the aftermath of the Brexit vote.

    She has produced interviews with some of the most successful CEOs and leaders around the world including Hillary Clinton, Ivanka Trump, Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon, Richard Branson, Diane von Furstenberg, Deloitte CEO Cathy Engelbert, and Melinda Gates.

    She is the lead producer of CNNMoney's "Boss Files with Poppy Harlow" multi-platform series which profiles leaders at the top of their industries and their initiatives to level the playing field, strengthen diversity, and close the opportunity gap.

    As a multimedia journalist, Haley's work appears across all CNN platforms: television, digital, and podcast.

    Haley first joined CNN in Atlanta as an intern for the documentary unit in 2011, and has risen through the ranks at the network. Previous roles include time as a Production Assistant on Newsroom with Carol Costello and At This Hour with John Berman and Kate Bolduan, and as a News Assistant for New York's general assignment desk.

    Haley graduated from Emory University in May 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Journalism. You can follow her on social media @haleydraz.