Entries by Michelle

YIN CHIAO (Lily) for the Hyman Family

TAIWAN Our daughter, Elizabeth, was the 4th child for Joby and I, with the oldest being 18 when she was born.  Everyone thought we were done, that we wouldn’t want anymore children, especially since Elizabeth was born with Down syndrome.   Everyone except us.  We knew we wanted another child, we just weren’t sure how that […]

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FRANCESCA for the Hansen Family

We traveled to China to bring Francesca (Jadyn) home in June.  She has been home about four months now and is doing very well.  She has adjusted so well to her new family, new country, new language, etc.  She loves kindergarten and is just a social butterfly with all her classmates and teachers.

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SAM for the Harding Family

HONG KONG We brought “Sam” home from Hong Kong on April 23rd, 2009.  He has been an absolute joy from the moment we took custody of him overseas, and keeps us hopping every day. He eats like a champ (he averages 3 bananas each morning for breakfast!), understands everything we say to him (even though […]

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LARISA for the Powell Family

UKRAINE Reese was born in Ukraine with Down syndrome, a cleft lip and a cleft palate in December 2007.  We were hesitant to begin the adoption process until we saw her picture.  It became very clear, very fast that she was our little starfish and was meant to be in our family.  She landed on American […]

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GEORGIE for the Simon Family

UKRAINE We have been home for 2 months now, and Georgiy is adjusting wonderfully. He has learned so much in such a short time! Where has the little boy gone who walked with a stagger and who could not even suck on a bottle? His walking has improved tremendously. He graduated from figuring out how […]

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NADYA for the Hills Family

UKRAINE Time sure does fly when you are having fun! It’s hard to believe that Nadia Hope has been home with us for just over a month now, wow! Nadia has been such a tremendous blessing to our family. Several times a day I can?t help but think “Oh my, I love this little girl […]

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Region 38 — Additional Children

 ***These children are in a country that is currently not accepting new commitments. We can not accept grant donations or inquiries for these children, but we have not given up on any of these children and encourage all of our Prayer Warriors to continue their efforts! When and if this country program re-opens for adoptions, […]

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Region 39 — Additional Children

 ***These children are in a country that is currently not accepting new commitments. We can not accept grant donations or inquiries for these children, but we have not given up on any of these children and encourage all of our Prayer Warriors to continue their efforts! When and if this country program re-opens for adoptions, we […]

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