Entries by Michelle Zoromski

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Addison

Girl, born 2014 PRC Epilepsy, delays Addison is a petite and precious three-year-old girl who loves to be cuddled. When Addison was younger, she could walk independently and she had good fine motor skills. She could take small things out a bottle, turn the pages of a book, and take off her own socks. Addison […]

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Codee

Boy, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome, CHD (PFO) Codee has Down syndrome and congenital heart disease (PFO). Codee can crawl, stand alone for a short amount of time, walk with support and climb up onto the sofa. He is fond of imitating and will dance when he hears music. He lives with a foster family, […]

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Blakely

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome Blakely has Down syndrome. She came to the orphanage when she was four months old and joined a foster family when she was seven months old. Her foster mother loves her very much, and she is attached to her foster family. Blakely can walk alone and climb up on […]

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Amira

Girl, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome, CHD Amira has Down syndrome and congenital heart disease (endocardial cushion defect). She is scheduled to have surgery to repair her heart condition soon. Amira can walk unsupported, go up and down the stairs, and eat with a spoon by herself. She can point to her body parts if […]

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Flora

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome, CP, Post-op CHD Flora has Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, post-op congenital heart disease (VSD, PDA and PFO), and developmental delays. Flora can sit with support and grasp nearby toys. She can hold her head up when she is lying on her stomach. Her favorite toys are blocks.

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Hector

Boy, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome Hector has Down syndrome. He can walk, jump and go up and down the stairs. He can say “baba” and “mama”, and he likes to imitate. He can put on his shoes and socks and wash his hands without help. Hector likes playing with the other children and especially […]

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Lexie

Girl, born 2013 PRC Blind January 2018 Written Update:   Lexie will be 5 years old in February. She has been attending preschool for 1 ½ years. She comes to school Monday-Friday from 8-4:30 pm.  For a little while she was in foster care organized by another nonprofit that works in her orphanage but for the […]

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Poppie

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome/CHD (post surgery) Meet Poppie! This little one is 2 years old, and so sweet! These photos were taken when she was about to turn 1 year old. Poppie came into care as a baby, and was found to have Down syndrome as well as some heart issues; VSD/ASD/PDA/PH, of […]

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Katelyn

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome, CHD (ASD) Meet Katelyn! She was born with Down syndrome, and a heart condition (ASD) for which she has not received surgery. The test results are in her file. Katelyn is very attentive, and loves to play in the water (swimming lessons!). Katelyn is a charming little one and […]

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Annie Mae

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome / CHD (post surgery) Meet Annie! This sweet little one just turned 2 years old. She has Down syndrome, and has received surgery for her heart issues (ASD/VSD). Shortly after her surgery, Annie developed pneumonia, and was in the hospital for a bit. Between her surgery and pneumonia, her […]

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Lydia

Girl, born 2012 PRC Down syndrome Meet Lydia! This sweet little one has been in care since she was a baby. She will turn 6 years old in March. Lydia has Down syndrome, with no known heart issues. While Lydia has had the expected delays, her motor skills are very good. It seems she can […]

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Zoe

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down Syndrome / delayed growth & development Zoe is an active, happy child who likes to tease and play games with her caretakers. Her file notes that since the time of her intake, she has continued to progress developmentally, has good motor skills and can point to parts of her body […]

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Lissa

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome, nystagmus, development delays Lissa is a precious little one still waiting for her family to find her! Adored by her caretakers, she is described as a curious and happy little girl, who loves to eat! When she first arrived at her orphanage, she was small and weak. Intrigued by […]

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Otto

Boy, born 2016 PRC Down syndrome Sweet and lovely! Otto has a shirt on in his new photos that say those very words and they seem to be completely accurate! That adorable round head, those precious chubby cheeks, and those beautiful eyes- who can resist this cutie pie? Otto’s caregivers say that he likes to […]

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DAWN for the Wilde Family — UT

Shannon first discovered international adoption – and Reece’s Rainbow – in 2008 after a heartbreaking miscarriage. She instantly knew adopting internationally was something she wanted to do, but Troy wasn’t so sure. After serving as missionaries in Haiti (Troy) and Paraguay (Shannon), they knew first -hand the difference that good medical care, good nutrition and […]

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Nora

Girl, born 2006 PRC Down syndrome, Congenital heart disease (repaired) Listed: April 2017 Nora is an amazing little girl. She was hosted in the US in the summer of 2016 by a family who hoped to adopt her but were denied — They are willing to talk with anyone interested in knowing more about this […]

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LARRY for the Wade family — GA

God has given the Wade family the privilege to parent three biological children. Although tough at times, being a parent has been one of the most rewarding experiences of their lives. Upon beginning the journey of adoption, they started in the State of Georgia Foster Care program through The Department of Family and Children Services, […]

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Titus

Boy, born 2012 PRC Down syndrome, congenital heart disease (ASD, VSD, and PFO) for which he has had surgery, and anal atresia, for which he has had at least one surgery. Listed: Dec 2017 Titus is an adorable little boy who was born in January of 2012. He has lived with a loving foster family, […]

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Logan for the Ford family — GA

Chet and Nicole have been married for 20 years. They struggled through infertility for several years and then suffered the loss of their pregnancy of twin boys, Will & Ches. They now have 5 biological children. Jordan (25), Liam (15), Gavin (13), Caris (11) and Wurth (7). Chet & Nicole had a niece born in […]

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Kellen

Boy, born 2017 congenital malformation of the corpus callosum, congenital hydrocephalus ventricular septal defect, atrial septal defect congenital talipes calcaneovarus bilateral inguinal hernia, umbilical hernia polysyndactyly preterm Sweet baby boy!

KELLAN for the Jolly-Lee family — DC

Tierra and Rusty first met in 2007, as Teach for America corps members in post-Katrina New Orleans. Though their paths often crossed, they didn’t become friends until 2009, when a chance teacher happy hour commiseration over breakups and homesickness sparked a lasting friendship. Both returned home for graduate school and married other people, but they […]

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LEIA

Girl, born 2009 PRC Down syndrome, CHD Beautiful Leia! This sweet little lady has grown and developed well over the years. Leia is a friendly girl, eagerly greeting those she knows. She does have some wariness among strangers, though. She has good self-care skills, including feeding herself and washing her hands. She helps with simple […]

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Tabatha

Girl, born late 2016 PRC Down syndrome Tabatha came into care shortly after birth. She has Down syndrome, but no other health issues are noted in her file. In October 2017 Tabatha could roll over and pick up small objects with help. She would visually follow a sound. She is described as a quiet baby […]

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Jimmy

Boy, born 2016 PRC Down syndrome Jimmy came into care when he was less than two weeks old. He has Down syndrome, but no other medical concerns are noted in his file. In June 2017 Jimmy could sit with support, roll himself over, and crawl on his tummy to reach a toy. He likes to […]

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Addie

Girl, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome Addie is a darling little girl with Down syndrome. She has been living at the orphanage since she was less than one month old. Addie can walk alone, go up and down stairs by herself and run fast! She is a bright little girl who is curious about her […]

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Beatrice

Girl, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome Beatrice came into care when she was about one year old. She has Down syndrome, but no other medical concerns are noted in her file. Beatrice can walk and run steadily and climb the stairs on her own. She can follow instructions, draw with a pen, and loves all […]

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CAMPBELL for the Croasdaile Family —

Sara is a single mother of two teenaged children with special needs.  She is also a Special Education Teacher and is passionate about her roles as a mother and educator. Sara’s Aunt Vicki was born with Down Syndrome, but unfortunately passed due to complications from heart surgery before Sara was born.  Sara’s Grandparents, upon the […]

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Isaac #27-69

Update: 2017 Diagnosis:  Craniosynostosis with microcephalus; Infantile cerebral palsy – spastic quadric paresis; Suspected atrophy of the visual nerve on both eyes; Delay in the physical and neuro-psychical development. Isaac is a sweet little boy living in an Eastern Europe orphanage. He suffers from craniostenosis, cerebral palsy, spastic quadric paresis, atrophy of both eyes, and […]

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Petey

Boy, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome Listed Dec 2017 Petey is a precious little boy who will be three years old at the end of this year. He can sit, walk back and forth against the bed rails, and drink water from a bottle. He likes to play with rattles and stuffed animals. Petey smiles […]

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Shelbie

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome Listed: December 2017 Shelbie is a 3.5-year-old sweetie who can sit, stand against the bed rails, and drink water from a bottle. She can make eye contact with people when called and can feed herself biscuits. She is cooperative for diaper changes and likes to play with rattles and […]

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Hollie

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome, CHD Listed: December 2017 Meet Hollie! Hollie will be 4 years old in January. She came to the orphanage when she was just a few months old. She has Down syndrome, and according to her medical she has dextrocardia (a rare heart condition in which your heart points to […]

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Tabitha

Girl, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome Listed: December 2017 Tabitha loves to dance along to music! She can walk, run, feed herself, use words for her needs, and take her shoes on and off. Tabitha has been diagnosed with Down Syndrome. Her file notes that she is receiving balance training and massage therapy at the […]

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Kieran

Boy, born 2014 PRC Spinal meningocele, delayed psychomotor development Listed: December 2017 This sweet boy was born in March 2014 and is diagnosed as having post-op meningocele and weak lower limbs. He has seen many of his friends find families through adoption and he wants to be adopted and have a forever family too. He […]

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Jojo

Boy, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome Listed: December 2017 Jojo is a cute little guy!  He can sit, but is quite delayed developmentally. He likes to suck his fingers and play with toy rattles and stuffed animals. He drinks water from a bottle. Jojo will look at someone speaking to him and will grasp their […]

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Terrence

Boy, born 2012 PRC Down syndrome, CHD Listed: December 2017 Sweet little Terrence was born with down syndrome and has mild tricuspid regurgitation, but an otherwise normal heart. Terrence is an active boy who is curious about new things, observing them carefully and trying to touch anything he can to see what he can learn […]

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Zander

Boy, born 2007 PRC Down syndrome Listed: December 2017 Zander is a cutie; he has been going to school inside the orphanage. He has been working hard in physical therapy and has improved his balance significantly. He is able to run and jump now. Zander can hold a pen to draw on the writing board […]

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A FAMILY FOR SAVANNAH

Pete and Kim have been married for 19 years. The have dealt with the pain and sorrow of miscarriages and have also gotten to experience the exquisite joy and blessing of three precious children by birth. They knew that the pain and sorrow they’d experienced was not meaningless. It was a catalyst for love. God […]

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RYAN for the Jast family — OH

The Jast Family is made of John, Kelsey, and their 6 children. After having 3 biological children, they adopted their youngest domestically almost 3 years ago. That started an incredible journey for them that they know God had planned from the beginning. While navigating all the medical things their newly adopted daughter needed, they learned […]

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Davie

Boy, born 2007 Down syndrome ventricular septal defect astigmatism Other specified extra-pyramidal and movement disorders valgus deformity Listed: December 2017 *** I am eligible for a $15,000 Older Child Grant! For more information, email childinquiry@reecesrainbow.org ***

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Gabriel

Boy, born 2012 spina bifida (had surgery) urine and rectal incontinence Gabriel can sit down by himself and he can walk. Listed: December 2017 Gabriel was unavailable for a while due to paperwork issues, but that’s all cleared up, and he’s available for adoption!  

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Howie

Boy, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome Listed: December 2017 Howie is a darling baby boy! He has the motor delays common with Down syndrome, but is developing well. Howie was born with polydactyly of the thumbs on both hands, which has been surgically corrected. Howie is sweet, cuddly and likes to babble. He is described […]

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Adelyn

Girl, born 2011 PRC Down syndrome Listed: December 2017 Adelyn is a precious 6-year-old girl who joined a foster family when she was a year and a half. Adelyn is close to her foster mother and plays with her foster brother. She can jump, go up and down stairs on her own, catch a ball, […]

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Jenna

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome Listed: December 2017 It is impossible not to smile when looking at pictures of Jenna! She has got character too! In a very recent update, Jenna’s caretakers described her as happy, outgoing, and active. Jenna was brought into care when she was almost 4 months old. The staff gave […]

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Audree

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down’s syndrome; postoperative congenital heart disease(CHD) and postoperative umbilical hernia Listed: November 2017 Audree’s caregivers say that she is a very cute girl who likes smiling, and that she is also very smart! Audree’s primary nanny is retiring in December and she’d love nothing more to know that Audree has a […]

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Stella Mae

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome; CHD (ASD) Listed: November 2017 Stella Mae is an absolutely darling girl who just recently turned 3 years old. She has the cutest little personality that you can see in her must-watch videos. Stella lives with a foster family and likes to follow her foster grandmother around wherever she […]

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MAXIM for the Ashlock family — KY

Ben and Darrci have been married for 14 years this December. By their second date they were already discussing their shared interests in adoption. Fourteen years, 11 children (biological and adopted domestically) later, they are ready for their first venture in international adoption! The second the Ashlocks saw Maxims face they knew he was theirs. […]

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Suzy

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome Listed: November 2017 Suzy, just over 2.5 years old, was abandoned at about six months old. She is a cute, active, and outgoing girl who gets along with other children and has fun with them. She loves listening to music and playing musical toys, knitting wool, and playing with […]

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Paxton

Girl, born Nov 2002 Paxton is a wonderful, kind teenager who would love to be in a family. PAXTON IS AGING OUT SOON! Listed: November 2017 Paxton has congenital tricuspid atresia. She had a bi-directional Glenn Shunt in 2007 and TCPC surgery with fenestration on 23-Dec-15. Prior to the 2015 surgery she had poor circulation […]

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Fletcher

Fletcher was born in November 2015 and has been diagnosed with spina bifida, hydrocephalus, an Arnold-Chiari malformation, and an unspecified GI condition. His development is delayed. Listed: November 2017 Little information is available at this time, but additional details can likely be obtained for a serious family that submits a letter of inquiry for this […]

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Lola

Lola was born in November 2015. She has Down Syndrome and a heart defect that has been surgically corrected. She has also been diagnosed with hypothyroidism and an unspecified adrenogenital dysfunction. Listed: November 2017 A family interested in this child would have to send a letter of introduction to her country and, if given preliminary […]

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Wilder

Wilder was born in February 2013 and has been diagnosed with spina bifida (surgically addressed) and hydrocephalus (shunt placed). Wilder sits independently, but appears to be wheelchair bound and requires an additional procedure (achillotomy) on his legs. He is developmentally delayed. Listed: November 2017 Little information is available at this time, but additional details can […]

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Brendan #35

Boy: 2013 Diagnosis: background retinopathy; retinopathy of prematurity; a condition after 2-degree intracranial hemorrhage (he is blind); Specific developmental disorder of motor function; hypotrophy; delayed neuropsychological development.  Prematurely born second degree, with low birth weight. Microcephalus; Delay in the neuro-psychical development. Listed: June 3, 2015 The child is calm and rarely cries when he’s upset […]

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Todd #21-12

  Boy, Born 2007 Good general condition, hydrocephalus with a shunt installed, spina bifida aperta, lower limb paraplegia, congenital anomaly of the excretory system – agenesis of the left kidney, hypotonic right ureter, osteogenesis imperfecta (which has not been genetically proven), convergent strabismus, logorrhoea, delayed neuropsychological development. Listed: Sept 11, 2013 Todd can sit independently. […]

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Wyatt

Boy, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome Listed: November 2017 UPDATE April 14 2017: According to Wyatt’s foster mom he is a sweet boy who loves helping with chores. He is curious about everything and loves to explore! His favorite things are hugs, playing with other kids, music and dancing! Wyatt was the orphanage favorite and […]

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Hope Eloise

Girl, born August 2014 PRC Down syndrome, CHD (repaired) Hope is ready to give hugs! Listed: November 2017 Adorable Hope is a delightful little girl. She has a sweet, and gentle disposition. Hope eagerly engages with familiar people and is often smiling or letting out a big belly laugh in delight. But she’s no push […]

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