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Klay L35

Boy, born 2011 Sleep disorder. Other childhood emotional disorders, Anoxic brain damage, not elsewhere classified, aftereffects of perinatal hypoxia. Tracheostomy. Protein energy malnutrition. Language development delay. At nights boy uses artificial lung ventilation machine. Listed: Jan 11, 2017 Klay has brown eyes and dark brown hair. He is joyful, communicative, understands the everyday situations. Differentiates persons and […]

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CHANCE for the Chinchak family — FL

Hello! We are the Chinchak Family from Central Florida and we hope to be the Forever Family for a special little boy in Eastern Europe. It is such an honor to be returning to Reece’s Rainbow for this adventure. Throughout 2015 we worked especially hard to earn the privilege to become the family to a […]

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William #

Boy, born Jan 2006 mild mental delay, hyperactivity, and speech/language delay Listed: Jan 10, 2017 William is in second grade and benefits from the care of a foster family. He needs help with his homework and has difficulty focusing in school. He has a limited vocabulary and struggles with pronunciation. He communicates non-verbally and would benefit […]

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Melisa #

Girl, born 2004 She has been diagnosed with moderate mental delay and strabismus. Listed: Jan 2017 Melisa has benefited from the care of a foster family for two years. They include her in family outings and she has gone on two vacations with them. Her foster mother works with her to teach her new skills. […]

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WREN for the Perry family — KY

Robbie and Kasey Perry are high school sweethearts now married for thirteen years. They have six biological children –first five boys and one baby girl- and knew they had more love to give. Both parents have always had a heart for adoption, believing adoption to be the theme of the Gospel, and after Kasey watched […]

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Tage #46

Boy, born 2012 Age-correspondent physical development and delayed neuropsychological development (mostly regarding speech), cognitive deficit correspondent to mild mental delay, and generalized developmental disorder – infantile autism. Listed: May 2015 Tage is a joyful and happy child.  He is healthy and does not get sick often. There is no delay in his physical development and […]

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River L31

Boy, born on August 2012 premature birth (degree II), intrauterine infection, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy I-II stage, physical and mental development delay, protein energy malnutrition, microcephaly, OU astigmatism, hypermetropia;  speech therapy recommended Listed: Jan 6, 2017 River has brown eyes and hair. Welcomes the given attention, but if it is suddenly stopped or in case of contact […]

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Carice L30

Girl, born on January 2016 meningomyelocele of lumbosacral region, hydrocephalus, ventriculoperitoneal shunt; lower limbs flaccid paraparesis, congenital feet inversion-extension deformation, neurogenic bladder, which causes chronic urinary tract infections; Listed: Jan 6, 2017 Carice has bluish-grey eyes and brown hair.  She is very positive, often smiles, and always is glad when an adult talks or plays with her. […]

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Bella #2-6

Girl, age 5 Down syndrome BELLA is 5 years old and has Down syndrome. Bella’s gross motor skills are well developed. She walks, runs, goes up and down the stairs without support, and throws a ball. She plays appropriately with toys and will play with her favorite toys for long periods of time. She plays […]

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CHARLIE for the Amick family — NC

The Amick family is excited to be adopting again. Jeremy and Angela have been married for 17 years and have three biological boys- Nathan (12), Caleb (11) and Eli (8). They also have an adopted daughter from China- Lia (adopted in 2015). Jeremy is a pastor and Angela a nurse. They enjoy being outdoors, cooking […]

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Tess #

Tess was born in February 2004. She has been diagnosed with spina bifida (for which surgery has been done), hydrocephalus, mild cerebellar ataxia, and delayed physical and cognitive development. Tess walks independently for short distances with a distinctive gait, although she prefers to crawl. She can climb up and down stairs holding the railings, and […]

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OSCAR for the Gunther family — Canada

Jalena knew she should adopt from from a very young age. Growing up her parents fostered teenagers and instilled in her, a heart for caring for others. She remembers being eight years old, sitting in a blanket fort with her best friend planning their futures. Jalena was going to be a Spice Girl, have a […]

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Wilkie

Boy, born 2011 PRC Down syndrome, extra finger on his right hand Listed: Dec 7, 2016 “Wilkie can understand the directions to finish the mission.” Now there is a gift! To understand directions, follow them through and finish the mission is a strong characteristic parents long for their children to develop and incorporate. Right up […]

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CALINA for the Weaton family — AZ

Chris and Amy have been married for twelve years, and have hearts for growing their family through adoption. They have five young children, aged 1-9 years old, four of whom are adopted from Ethiopia, USA and China. They believe that family is more than blood, and built through love. Though some may say their hands […]

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Kennedy

Kennedy was born in July 2004 and found abandoned almost 6 months later. She has been diagnosed with Down Syndrome and estropia. I had the opportunity to spend time with Kennedy while volunteering on an advocacy trip in July 2013 and I just discovered that her adoption file was finally prepared in November 2015! I […]

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A Family for ANDRE — NY

The Schaus family is excited to be adopting for the first time. Chris and Amanda have been married for 15 years and have two beautiful biological children – Esme (10) and Gavyn (7). They are both teachers – Chris is a high school English teacher and Amanda is a Chairperson for Special Education. They enjoy […]

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NORA for the Duty family — WI

The Duty family, Scott, Jennie, Nathan, Jack, Joelle and Elliot, are excited to be adopting for the 1st time! With 3 biological brothers at home, 12, 11 and 7, sister Joelle is ecstatic to finally have a sister! Scott and Jennie have desired to adopt since they started dating. After marrying, having 4 biologic children […]

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MARCUS for the Turner family — MD

The Turner Family would like to introduce you to a very special little boy.  This is their child, Marcus! Although they do not know Marcus yet, Carl and Martha are adopting him from Eastern Europe. What they do know about Marcus is this: He has never known the warm and loving embrace of a mother, […]

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Ansel

Boy, born 2003 Down syndrome Listed: Oct 27, 2016 LA-E2 Ansel was relinquished to the children’s home when he was almost 2 years old; his family was unable to care for a child with special needs. Ansel receives language and physical therapy once a week, and his vocabulary and social skills are improving!  He enjoys […]

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Joey

Boy, born 2005 Down syndrome Listed: Oct 27, 2016 LA-E1 Joey was left in the hospital at birth.  He is cleared for adoption and has been waiting for SO very long!  He has lived in the same children’s home since he was an infant.  He attends a school for children with special needs in the […]

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Vance

Boy, born February 14, 2001 Down syndrome Listed April 3, 2013 Vance is a cute, outgoing boy, with a winning smile!  He loves to play outside – particularly swinging and playing soccer.   He enjoys drawing and playing with puzzles and bricks. Vance has a significant speech delay, but interacts with others using gestures and […]

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BRIANNA for the Shupe family — VA

Jeff and Wendy were married in 2010. Having both come from previous marriages, they each brought with them 3 children…..six all together. Wendy had experienced the joy of adoption in 2003 when her daughter Cassie was adopted from Kazakhstan. Jeff and Wendy knew that God was calling them to bring another child into their family, […]

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Nico

Boy, born 2011 Down Syndrome, hypothyroidism, bronchial asthma. Listed October 2016 Nico is a cheerful boy. He enjoys music, he dances to the beat. He communicates with gestures and single words.  Nico tries to be independent –  eating, drinking & dressing himself. He is very interested in his environment.  

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Jenna #

Girl, 2.5 years old Listed: Oct 2016 Jenna is 2 and a half years old, and has been living in an orphanage since she was 6 weeks old. Jenna loves to be hugged, enjoys musical toys, and laughs when she is teased by adults. She plays well with other children and appears to enjoy being around them. […]

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Ace

Girl, 9 years old M-OD Listed: Oct 6, 2016 Ace is a 9 year old girl who is very cheerful, sensitive and affectionate. When she feels comfortable with people, she becomes playful, smiles and is affectionate. She enjoys company and demands constant attention from adults. It is generally hard for Ace to trust those around her. […]

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A.V.

Boy, 14 years old M-OD Intellectual delays Listed Oct 2016 A.V. is a very cheerful and sociable child. He is affectionate, sensitive and empathetic to the needs of others. He usually protects the smallest children and is very happy when he realizes these children feel safe at his side. He enjoys being the leader during games […]

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Grace

Girl, 12 years old M-OD Listed: Oct 6, 2016 Grace is a sensitive, cheerful, responsible and expressive child. She is a very responsible with respect to the tasks she has been assigned and she feels proud when she shows others the results. Cognitively Grace has short attention and concentration spans, and has difficulty reading and writing. […]

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Katie & Barbie

Sisters, 6 & 4 years old Listed March 21, 2016 Katie is a very energetic and open girl. She is very independent and takes care of herself. She lives in a foster family. She is attending preschool and enjoying it very much. She likes art activities and her drawings are very colored and clear. She […]

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Emmaline

Girl, born 2005 cerebral palsy, hyperkinetic form; Psychological delay; Contracture of limbs Listed: December 3, 2015 From a family who met her in July 2016:  “Emmaline was sitting on the edge of the crowd, watching it all and taking everything in.  She is a quiet girl, but I get the feeling not a lot escapes her soft […]

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Declan

Boy, born October 2005 PRC Albinism Listed: August 6, 2015 Declan is an easy going and quiet boy who was admitted to the orphanage as a newborn and has lived there ever since. He has albinism and nystagmus (involuntary eye movements). Declan is able to attend school and makes average grades. It is said that […]

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Hugo

Boy, born late 2015 Microcephaly, cardiovascular disorders (heart murmur), problem with vision Hugo resides in a foster family. He is very cheerful and interested in his environment. He has vision problems but he can focus on the faces and smaller objects (he is following objects with his eyes). In the position on his belly can […]

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PEPPER and LIAM for the Marshall family — VA

We are the Marshall Family! Billy and Laura met during high school and dated for about a month. Billy moved away for college and Laura chose a university close to home. A few years later they reconnected and the “rest is history”. Billy and Laura will have been married eleven years in May. They have two […]

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MIKALE for the Guarino family — PA

Life turned out to be very different from what Nancy had expected. The beauty of the unexpected brought with it confirmation of the strength of family, regardless of its shape and size. For many years, Nancy’s family consisted of herself and her Down syndrome son, Nicky. Deep down, Nancy always knew her family was not […]

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HATTIE for the Willoughby family — KY

Virgil and Cindy Willoughby have been married 33 years. Virgil is a policeman and Cindy is a stay at home mom. If you had told the Willoughby’s 8 years ago that their family of 5 would soon be a family of 13 they would have laughed. After all, their children were all grown (the youngest […]

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Dorri

Girl, born 2008 PRC Down syndrome Listed: August 16, 2016 Dorri came to meet us accompanied by her foster father.  It was obvious that he adored Dorri and he told us that she is very smart.  He said “We cannot make her life better but we have hope for her to have a better future.” […]

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Justin John

Boy, born 2005 PRC Down syndrome Listed: August 16, 2016 Justin is a sweet boy with a great sense of humor. He loved making silly faces when we were taking his picture. He is an intelligent little guy who is super well-mannered. While visiting him, we observed him clean up his candy wrappers, wipe off […]

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Chessa

Girl, born 2005 PRC Down syndrome, repaired heart condition Listed: August 16, 2016 Chessa is a rule follower, very verbal, easily able to answer questions and express herself. Her favorite animals are a dog, cat and giraffe. She is mobile and able to walk and run. Although she needs instruction when showering, she is able […]

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SUSIE for the Hefner family — WV

We are the Hefner family! Nate and Cassie have been married 8 years and have three beautiful children ages 4, 5 and 6. In May 2014, God laid adoption on their hearts. In May 2015 with the help of Hand of Help in Adoptions and Reece’s Rainbow, they were able to bring a handsome little […]

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Mara

Girl, born 2005 T-G neurodegenerative disease (encephalomyelopathy), scoliosis, global developmental delay (mild-mod.), leg length discrepancy w/low muscle tone, low muscle tone in right hand Listed: August 3, 2016 Total sweet heart alert! The agency’s team got to see Mara for the second time when they visited in May! With total politeness she asked for a pack of […]

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Maddox

Boy, born 2015 T-G Down syndrome Listed: August 3, 2016 Cuddle bug alert! This special little guy is not quite one and oh my is he ever precious! When the agency’s team met Maddox in May 2016, he stretched out on the mat like a little frog in the sun. Each time someone would talk he […]

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Daniel #

Boy, age 7 Epilepsy, cognitive delays Listed: July 29, 2016 Daniel is 7 years old and living with a foster family right now. He has epilepsy and was born very premature, so has additional developmental delays. Otherwise, he is physically healthy. Daniel is described as a welcoming and upbeat child, who is outgoing. He enjoys […]

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Larry #2-4

Boy, age 4 Diagnosis: Down syndrome Listed: July 25, 2016 Larry has Down syndrome and some of the typical delays that are common with his diagnosis. He is not yet walking independently, though his report indicates it is because he refuses to practice when he doesn’t want to! He plays with toys and enjoys the […]

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Auggie

Auggie was born in November 2012. At birth, he was diagnosed with cerebral hypoxia, seizure syndrome, brain edema, hydronephrosis. His current diagnoses are global developmental delay and hearing loss for which further testing is needed. Listed: July 2016 Auggie responds to his name, walks, smiles, and plays. He can climb stairs and enjoys going for […]

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Sukie

Sukie was born in August 2014 at 37 weeks gestation via a difficult birth. She was hospitalized until March 2016 with the following diagnoses: CNS perinatal hypoxic-ischemic damage, spastic tetraparesis, bilateral paralytic esotropia, global development delay, secondary microcephaly with the potential of developing CP, and laryngeal stridor. Listed: July 2016 When Sukie’s condition improved, she […]

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Layla #1-51

Girl, age: 2 Diagnosis: Microcephalus; Bilateral microphthalmia and coloboma iridis of the left eye – diagnostic specification under anesthesia is imminent; clubbed feet – corrected with orthotics and orthopedic shoes; Mild degree of delays in the neuro-psychical development. Layla has lived in foster care since birth. She walks, kicks and rolls a ball, dances along […]

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Sage and Sven

Two-year old Sage and eight-year old Sven are a beautiful sibling group. Even though Sage and Sven have been placed into different foster families, the Central Authority in their country requires that they be adopted together. Listed July 2016 Per the social worker’s report, Sage is completely healthy and typically developing. Based on videos received […]

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Quinn Leigh

Girl, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome Listed: June 2016 Quinn Leigh has been described by caregivers as clever, introverted, cute and energetic. Quinn Leigh lives in an imitation family on the orphanage grounds, which is like a foster family, so she is receiving more one-on-one attention than some other children. Quinn Leigh can use her […]

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Bella

Girl, 4 years old Down syndrome, congenital heart defect Listed June 21, 2016 Bella was born in May 2012 and has Down Syndrome as well as a congenital heart defect.  Bella sits on her own and walks with assistance.  She is not yet potty-trained, but working toward this milestone.  She does not appear to understand […]

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Merryn

Girl, born June 2011 PRC Down syndrome Listed: June 6, 2016 Merryn is a delightful little girl who is 5 years old! She was found near a railway station when she was about 8 months old. Merryn has Down syndrome, with no other known health concerns. Her gross and fine motor skills are good, and […]

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MIKAYLA for the Shaw family — Canada

Geoff and Caroline have been blessed with four wonderful children, three homegrown sons and a beautiful daughter adopted from Eastern Europe in 2013. While their lives have been joyously full with their children, extended and church families, the experience of adoption forever changed them. They could not forget the children they had seen in the […]

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Faith Ann

Girl, born 2012 PRC Down syndrome, Congenital heart disease, Esotropia Listed May 4, 2016 Faith was born in March 2012 and was found abandoned shortly after. She has been diagnosed with Esotropia (misalignment) of both eyes, Down syndrome and Congenital Heart Disease (PDA). Doctors in her area have said that her heart issue may self-heal […]

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DAVID & GALEN for the Jast family — OH

John is one of 11 kids and loves every minute of being in such a big family! While he never thought he would have a big family of his own, he is certainly warming up to the idea. Kelsey was born to be a mom and if you ask anyone that knows her, it is […]

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RR Reunion Sponsor Packages

Our 2017 Reece’s Rainbow Family Reunion trip is being held again with our friends at Jellystone Park!  More than 50 RR adoptive families are already booked to join us.  The park is public, so your advertising investment will be seen by hundreds of other park visitors outside our small community. PRESENTING Sponsor, $1500:  Your logo […]

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Carver L22

Boy, born June 2004 Carver has greyish-blue eyes and blond hair. Psychomotor development delay. Behavioral disorders – F92.8 (Other mixed disorders of conduct and emotions), F81.3 (Mixed disorder of scholastic skills). Hypermetropia. Listed: April 27, 2016 The boy likes to be praised and to receive attention. He wants to be the first and the best, […]

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Carter

Boy, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome & hand deformity Listed: April 26, 2016 Carter is a 24 month old baby boy who loves to cuddle!  Carter has Down Syndrome and a hand deformity. He is a quiet baby, he was so enjoying his time being cuddled that he fell asleep in her arms waiting his turn […]

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Farrah

Girl, born 2013 T-G Shaken baby syndrome resulting in hearing/vision loss, cognitive/developmental delays Listed: April 26, 2016 Farrah is a sweet almost 3 year old girl that agency representatives met in September. She had a calm demeanor and her caregivers stated that she enjoys playing with the other children. She likes playing with toys that […]

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Aniah #3-8

Age: 13 Diagnosis: dwarfism Listed: April 15, 2016 Aniah walks, plays with toys, enjoys music class and playing hide and seek. She is not talking at this time, but responds to her name and basic commands. Photos and videos from April 2016 are available through the agency. *** I am eligible for an Older Child […]

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Hank Alan

Boy, born 2014 PRC Lumbosacral Myelomeningocele and right club foot Listed: Feb 24, 2016 Hank received surgery for the Myelomeningocele when he was around two months old and may be a little delayed compared to other children his age. Hank is being raised by a foster family in his orphanage. At the time of his […]

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