Entries by Michelle Zoromski

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Marianna and Zoryan

Girl, born 2011 Spastic tetraparesis of residual-organic genesis with ambulation disorder and limbs dysfunction Severe mental retardation Cognitive deficiency Boy, born 2008 mental delays  

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Shyanne

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome Shyanne is a gorgeous 2-year-old little girl who is described as gentle and timid. She can stand up while holding onto a chair and her limbs are very flexible. Shyanne loves to eat and will finish her bottle of milk very quickly. She likes to smile at people she […]

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Zion L26

Boy, born April 2007 HIV I, N II. Hepatitis B. Atopic dermatitis – remission. Allergy to the cow milk products; low physical development. The consequences of the prenatal defect of central system of nerves, the delay of psychomotor development. Zion has blue eyes, light hair, and is very joyful. Zion likes to ride bikes, play […]

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Scottie

Boy, born 2010 PRC Down syndrome Scottie is a sweet 7 year old boy who is described as a brave and joyful little boy.  He is a real cutie! Scott has Down syndrome. He loves to draw and paint and is polite and well behaved. He lives with a foster family and enjoys helping with […]

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Ethan

Boy, born 2002 Moderate mental delays   *** I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application and available funds. For more information, visit: Other Angels Older Child Grant ***

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Olivia

Girl, born 2004 slight mental delay enuresis ptosis She is a very well-behaved and quiet girl. She likes to recite poems, sing and is very involved.   *** I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application and available funds. For more information, visit: Other Angels Older Child Grant ***

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Aubrey

Girl, born 2003 Slight mental delays       *** I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application and available funds. For more information, visit: Other Angels Older Child Grant ***

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Josiah

Boy, born 2017 Down syndrome heart condition (open oval window, pulmonic tricuspid regurgitation) atrial septal defect preterm disorder of the lacrimal system disorder of choroid  

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CORIN for the West family — FL

Chris and Tia have been married for 8 years. They are over the moon excited to adopt a beautiful baby boy from Eastern Europe. They already have an amazing 15-year-old daughter named Morgan. Morgan plays soccer at the High School she attends and is involved in several clubs in the school. This past summer Morgan […]

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Zack

Boy, born 2014 Spina bifida of lower lumbar and entire sacral region. Hydrocephalus (with VP shunt) and Chiari malformation. Had operation to release tethered spinal cord. Is catheterized. Zack can sit independently and feed himself. Smiley, happy guy who is well-loved by caregivers. Easygoing and social. A sweetheart. Socially and cognitively meeting all milestones, delayed […]

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Honor

Girl, born 2006 Craniofacial differences, skull defect with rib graft, has limited vision in right eye. Normal intellectual abilities and normal gross and fine motor abilities. Honor grasps concepts quickly but is falling behind in school, largely in part due to teasing from other students. She doesn’t like going to school because of the teasing […]

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Heidi

Girl, born 2009 Down syndrome, Tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy performed in May 2014. Excellent heart echo, no longer needs follow-up. Structurally normal heart. Normal-sized cardiac chambers. No PAH/COA. Good biventricular systolic function. Heidi is identifying her ABCs and is able to write her alphabet. With some assistance she is able to write numbers 1 through 10. She […]

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Nolan

Boy, born 2007 Cerebral palsy, deaf Nolan has cerebral palsy (spastic quadriplegia) and a moderate intellectual delay. He is also profoundly deaf. He uses and understands American Sign Language at a beginner level. He used to be able to walk independently with orthotics, but recently lost that ability. He has a g-tube for feeding due […]

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Jeanette

Girl, born 2006 Blindness (total), prosthetic left eye. Jeanette knows her braille alphabet and can read at a grade 1 level. She can write on a brailler and a slate and stylus. She uses an abacus to do math including regrouping addition up to the hundreds place. She knows how to type on a computer […]

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MICK for the Busler family — TN

Forrest and Valerie’s journey toward adopting a child with Down syndrome started in May of 2014, while they were at the beach with family. In a still, quiet moment, as the sun was setting and the waves were lapping at the seashore, a vague perception came to Valerie that she might someday adopt a child […]

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NOELIA for the Barr family — WA

About twelve months ago, Chris and Mandy’s eyes were opened and they saw the orphan crisis clearly for the first time. Immediately they began to pray about how they could help. Their adoption journey began a few months later when they submitted to a country in Eastern European for a sibling set. Government changes closed […]

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A CHILD for the Miller family — IN

Leon and Gloria grew up in an Amish home where adoption was rarely heard of. After getting married and being blessed with 3 children, they often talked about adoption but always said “maybe someday”, and never really pursued it any further. After reading a family’s story on Facebook, Gloria came to know, pray for, and […]

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Shane Yu

Boy, born 2016 PRC Down syndrome Shane Yu is only 17 months old and is the sweetest little guy! We met him when he was only 5 months old, and he was already a champion cuddler! But, my goodness, has he ever grown up since then. Shane is described as a shy, quiet baby who […]

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BRENNA for the Hourigan family — MD

Michael Patrick & Sarah Hourigan were high school sweethearts and have been married for 10 years. They have been blessed with four biological children: Weston (8), Nellie (6), Trevor (5) and Collin (almost 2). Pat works in Biotech Manufacturing and Sarah is a full-time homeschooling mother. Pat & Sarah have always wanted to adopt and […]

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Colt

Boy, born 2016 PRC Down Syndrome, post-op ASD Sixteen month old Colt is a curious toddler who loves music! Whenever he hears it, he follows the music to shake and dance. Life of the party! His developmental report was completed in June when he was 13 months old. At that time, Colt could raise his […]

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Jojo

Boy, born 2002 HIV I600a must be filed by August 2018!   *** I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application and available funds. For more information, visit: Other Angels Older Child Grant ***

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Killian

Boy, born 2003 mild mental delay     *** I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application and available funds. For more information, visit: Other Angels Older Child Grant ***

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Silva

Girl, born May 2014 PRC Down syndrome Silva likes to look at books and is described as energetic and outgoing. Silva’s file indicates that she has Down syndrome. She walks independently and goes up and down steps on her own. She likes to listen to music and play with toys. Her favorite toys are dolls. […]

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JACOB for the Lehman family — MD

Tobin and Jen Lehman have been married for 11 years and have been blessed with three amazing kids; Rhys (8), Kathryn (5), and Elisabeth (2). Tobin runs an missions-minded marketing firm and Jen has been grateful for the opportunity to stay home and homeschool these three children. Although Tobin and Jen have been aware of […]

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5 Siblings

A group of five siblings from Latin America between the ages of eleven and five years old have a close relationship to one another. They all attend school and it is noted that they are well integrated and adapted in their classrooms and have good relationships with their teachers and peers. A recent update indicates […]

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Lili

Girl, born 2006 PRC Down syndrome Lili is such a sweet-hearted girl. She almost always has a smile on her face and gets along well with the other children in her orphanage! Her nannies say she is such a great helper – she is happy to help distribute snacks or help the nanny clean up. […]

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Yia

Girl, born 2013 PRC Down Syndrome, Heart disease, Spina Bifida Listed: Sept 2017 This is Yia! She just turned 4 years old this year, and we are told she is doing very well. She has had surgery to treat her heart condition and spina bifida, and she recovered well after the procedures. Yia loves to […]

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Kun

Boy, born 2011 PRC Down Syndrome, Hyaline Septal Variation, Cryptorchidism Meet Kun! He is 5 years old and will be celebrating his 6th birthday this fall. Kun is a little bit smaller than his peers, but this does not stop him from keeping up with the other kids. He loves to joke and play with […]

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Jai

Boy, born 2014 PRC Down Syndrome, Eyelid Ptosis, Nystagmus Listed: Sept 2017 Meet Jai! He will be turning 3 years old this fall. Jai’s nannies say he is generally a pretty active kiddo! He loves being outside – when it is time to play outside he is able to recognize his shoes and will ask […]

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Hai

Boy, born 2015 PRC Down Syndrome Listed: Sept 2017 Little Hai’s smile is contagious! He turned 2 this fall. Hai first arrived at his orphanage when he was just a few days old. His nannies tell us he can sit alone and is working on crawling, but he can’t crawl very far quite yet. He […]

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Guy

Boy, born 2015 PRC Down Syndrome, Inguinal Hernia, Hydrocele Guy is cute as a button! This sweet boy first arrived at his institution when he was just a couple of days old. He adapted to life well – his nannies tell us he is a good eater and sleeper who grew into handsome boy quickly. […]

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Caden

Boy, born 2015 PRC Down Syndrome, Heart Disease Little Caden has the cutest chubby cheeks! Caden likes to be active and play with toys –toys that make sounds and have bright colors are his favorite! He also likes to listen to music. His nannies tell us when he hears music he will stop playing with […]

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Liam

Boy, born 2008 PRC Down syndrome, Heart Disease This playful, adventurous, sweet boy is Liam! He is 8 years old and will absolutely steal your heart. Liam can be quiet and introverted at times, but he is generally a very friendly kid! Whenever volunteers come to the orphanage he cannot wait to take pictures with […]

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Kimmy #

Girl, born 2013 This 4 years old girl has been diagnosed with PDD – Pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency (PDD), Spastic quadriplegia with axial hypotonia, microcephaly and dismrphic facies. She has rehabilitation every day and is on a special Pyruvate dehydrogenase diet due to the PDD. Listed: Dec 6, 2016 She is a little sweet girl with […]

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Soleil

Girl, born 2016 PRC Down syndrome Agency staff met Soleil in October when she was only 4 months old. Naturally, they kind of fell head over heels in love. Look at this sweetheart! She is now 14 months old and as cute as a button. At the time her file was prepared, she could crawl […]

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Drew

Boy, born 2016 PRC Down syndrome Drew is an active and lovely child. He enjoys that the nanny amuses him; he giggles when happy. He has a ready smile; he is very lovely when he waves his arms and stamps his feet in joy.

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Marley

Girl, born 2016 PRC Down syndrome Marley is an active and lovely child; facial expressions are rich; she likes all kinds of toys. She laughs when amused and can make sound of ah-oh. She likes to look at interesting things and play in the children’s activity room.  

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Hannah

Girl, born 2016 PRC Down syndrome Hannah’s a sweet cuddly baby, and has grown a bit over the past few months. She also loved being rocked and held a lot; she has sweet smile when amused; she claps her hands when happy and she is a lovely child.

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Davy

Boy, born 2016 PRC Down syndrome Until recently, David has been in the care of an amazing foster home. There, the ayis LOVED him so much. His special ayi was so proud of all she could teach him. He is such a happy guy. He LOVES being cuddled and held and rocked and sang to. […]

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Haidyn

Boy, born 2016 PRC Down syndrome, extra digit Haidyn is only 1 year old and is an incredibly adorable little boy. Just look at that little grin! Melt.my.heart into a puddle on the floor. Haidyn has Down Syndrome and an extra digit on his right hand. Hayden recognizes his name when it is called and […]

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Kieran

Boy, born 2002 Cerebral palsy, Mild Mental Retardation I600 a must be filed by March 2018; otherwise he will no longer be available for adoption! He is eager to be taken to the family! Very friendly! Good with other kids. Walking around with his walker. Not good at stairs.   *** I am eligible for […]

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Bruno

Boy, born 2002 Spina Bifida, after surgery Very friendly, shying boy, not talkative, but smart. I600 a must be filed by July 2018; otherwise he will no longer be available for adoption! It’s hard to say if he really wants to be adopted. I guess he has lots of fear before unknown country, people and […]

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Justina

Girl, born 2002 spinal cord herniation of the lumbar spine; mild mental delay An I600a must be filed by February 2018; otherwise she will age out and be unavailable for adoption. It is hard to say if she wants to be adopted. Now she is close to age out and perhaps anybody could try to […]

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Malachy

Boy, born 2002 severe mental retardation   Video available.  An I600a must be filed by Oct 2018; otherwise Malachy will age out and no longer be eligible for adoption. *** I am eligible for an Older Child Grant! Grant funding is dependent on a completed application and available funds. For more information, visit: Other Angels Older Child […]

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Kayden

Boy, born 2011 Congenital malformation of the central nervous system, meningoradikulomyelocele, internal hydrocephalus, low paraparesis, pelvic organs dysfunction (surgery on March 4, 2011), FAS, functional cardiopathy, congenital talipes paralyticus, testicles diminished function, mental delay, specific speech disorders, nystagmus, optic nerve atrophy Listed: Nov 2015 From a family who knows him, November 2016:  “Kayden was transferred to the institution last month. He is so full […]

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Quinnlee

Girl, born 2012 PRC Down syndrome Agency staff met Quinn in November 2017 and said she responded to voices and her name, followed moving objects with her eyes and searched for dropped objects. In addition to having a few words she could communicate with gestures to express her wants/needs. She was able to maintain eye […]

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Nashville

Boy, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome Nashville was found abandoned when he was around 6 months old and a birth note was with him indicating his age. He has been diagnosed with Down Syndrome. Nashville was described by orphanage staff as being lively, active and extroverted. They said he liked to play with other children […]

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Magnolia

Girl, born 2012 PRC Down syndrome Magnolia was born in July 2012 and found abandoned when she was around 13 months old. She has been diagnosed with Down Syndrome and post-operative congenital heart disease (VSD). A color ultrasound of her heart is available with her adoption file. Magnolia can run, jump, walk backwards and forward, […]

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TANNER for the MacDonald family — MN

Laurie was raised in a large family, in a small town near the shores of Lake Superior in northeastern Minnesota. There were eight children in the family including Laurie and her identical twin sister. With many cousins growing up in nearby towns, crowds were always expected during holidays or weekend getaways at the family cabin. […]

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HOWIE for the Stoneman family — UT

Chandler and Dani have three biological children and a desire to grow their family. Little by little their hearts have been led to international special needs adoption. While following a co-worker’s Reece’s Rainbow adoption, Dani could not stop looking through the faces on Reece’s Rainbow, wondering if one would stand out as their child. Specifically, […]

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Harper Anne

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome Harper loves to dance and blow kisses Harper is an active and fun little girl. She has benefitted from living with the same foster family for over two years as they have been providing her with wonderful opportunities to grown and learn in a family environment. Harper was born […]

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Jacquie

Girl, born 2016 PRC Down syndrome, CHD (post-op) Jacquie is a lovebug! Sweet Jacquie loves to babble and engage with her nannies. She has great eye contact and is fascinated by faces. Although she is just a young baby, it is obvious she is curious and is interested in her surroundings. Put a toy in […]

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Stellah

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome Stellah just turned two in June! Stellah is active and has a ready smile. Her favorite foods are noodles, steamed eggs, wonton, apples, and bread. She is a good sleeper, and she is fond of listening to music. One of her favorite activities is sitting in her caregiver’s lap […]

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Aura Lee

Girl, born July 2009 FAS, Microcephaly, spastic tetraparesis Listed April 7, 2014 NEW PHOTO DECEMBER 2016:  Aura Lee has already been transferred to the adult institution.  You can clearly see her wasting away, from that beautiful chubby-faced toddler she was before. Status from April 2014:  Oh, isn’t she lovely? Aura Lee is doing very well. […]

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Maya

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome, anal atresia Maya is a beyond precious 3.5-year-old girl who is waiting for her forever family to fall in love with her sweet face! Maya can sit and walk independently and can reach for objects around her. She likes to play with her hands and sit on the rocking horse. […]

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