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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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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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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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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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Nika

Girl, born July 2014 PRC Down syndrome Listed: August 2, 2016 New pic January 2017!  UPDATE 2017:  Two and a half year old Nika is waiting for her forever family.  She is a lovely little girl who has Down Syndrome. She can crawl and walk freely. Nika can speak simple words, and loves music, playing […]

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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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Alvaro #

Boy, age 4 prematurity (33 g.w.), severe mental delay, rejected hearing loss of the right ear, hypotrophy, severely delayed neuro-psychological development; underdeveloped speech. Listed: June 14, 2016 Alvaro needs individual sessions with a speech therapist and psychologist. Update June 2016: Although he does not really interact with peers, Alvaro enjoys being in the company of […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Bailee

Girl, born November 2005 PRC arthrogryposis Listed: Feb 21, 2016 Sweet 10-year-old Bailee is diagnosed as having arthrogryposis, which affects her knees, ankles and elbows. She is a very capable and independent girl despite her limb differences. In November 2015, she received surgery to improve her mobility and she is currently going through rehabilitation for […]

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ESTEBAN for the Boyer family — FL

Dennis & Cindy have been married 38 years and have raised 8 biological children ages 36 to 19 and 7 beautiful grandchildren. They started their journey of adoption 4 years ago with their little girl Adalyn in Russia, just 5 days after they returned home the ban became law. For a year with the other […]

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Mathis (L)

Boy, born 2014 FAS and delayed development. Mathis recently had surgery to repair his cleft palate. He has physical and psychomotor delays. Listed: February 15, 2016 Mathis has a problem eating and is fed with a tube although he has learned to suck a bottle and can eat mashed food. He still receives liquids from […]

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Fabio

June 2004 PRC Down Syndrome Listed: December 7, 2015 Fabio is an independent and capable 12 year old boy. He can take care of his personal needs such as eating, dressing, bathing, and using the bathroom. Fabio is very out-going, active, funny, and engaging. He loves riding his bike, as well as doing puzzles. Fabio […]

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Marielli

Girl, born 2011 PRC Post-operative cleft palate Beautiful Marielli has a contagious giggle. She loves to play with her foster mommy and giggles every time a toy block falls from her head. Like most toddlers, she wants to play the game on repeat. She shows how she wants to play again by grabbing her foster […]

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Bree

Girl, born 2005 PRC possible Cerebral palsy, bilateral club feet Listed: November 20, 2015 Update as of Oct 2016:  Bree was smiling and happy. She was also very engaging and easily answered questions. Her nanny stated that she is a sweet girl and “the smartest kid at her SWI”. She enjoys drawing, hand craft, and […]

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Jamison

Boy, born 2013 PRC meningomyelocele Jamison recently turned two years old. Jamison was found abandoned at the door of the orphanage as a newborn. He was born with a meningomyelocele which was surgically corrected before he was a month old. Jamison now walks independently (although he is a little bow-legged) and has bowel and bladder […]

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Juliana

Girl, born December 2011 PRC Down syndrome Juliana is a playful, happy little girl who was born in December of 2011. She was diagnosed with Down syndrome upon admission to her orphanage. During her infancy, she was slow to adapt to her new environment in the orphanage, crying often and eating very little. With nurturing […]

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Susan

Girl, born March 2006 PRC Down syndrome Listed: October 29, 2015 Susan is active and outgoing. She needs some time to be familiar with strangers and will interact with you if you are familiar. She gets along with others very well. She can communicate with others basically. She would help others to get utensils out. […]

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Nanci

Girl, born March 2006 PRC cognitive and speech delays Listed: October 28, 2015 Nanci is a sweet and active girl who is 9 years old. She came to the orphanage as an infant, and has been found to have cognitive delays, as well as some speech delays. She uses short sentences to express her needs. […]

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Joseph

Boy, born October 2005 PRC mild CP – poss. seizures Listed: October 27, 2015 Joseph is a handsome and active boy who has just turned 10 years old. He came to the orphanage as an infant, having been found by a caring citizen who was out for his morning exercise. There was a birth note […]

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Ashton

Boy, born November 2011 PRC Developmental Delays Listed: Oct 19, 2015 Ashton is a lovely 4 years old boy who struggles with some mental developmental delays. He is timid at first, but after warming up he is a very compassionate and apathetic child. Though he has little verbal ability, he demonstrates his emotional reactivity with […]

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Bridget

Girl, born June 2006 PRC Deaf Listed: October 12, 2015 Bridget is a beautiful girl who is 9 years old. She came to the orphanage when she was 6 years old, after being found at a local hospital, with no identifying information, and unable to communicate with anyone. Bridget is deaf, and unable to speak. […]

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Samuel #3-2

Boy, Born June 2003 Listed: September 28, 2010 Samuel has Down syndrome, an undescended testicle & flat feet. He also has a functional heart murmur that does not require therapy.  Samuel also has alopecia areata (hair loss).  He is integrated in a room with healthy children. He walks independently. He can drink out of a cup […]

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Aaric #58-2

12 years Down syndrome; severe mental delay Listed: October 5 2015 Aaric likes participating in group activities but also enjoys receiving individual attention. He loves one-to-one interactions and activities. He does not speak, but uses different sounds to express himself. He is very affectionate and easily forms loving relationships with the staff members. *** I […]

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Kathleen

Girl, born 2004 Unrepaired cleft palate, mental delays Listed: October 1, 2015 Kathleen is described as broadminded and cheerful. From someone who met Kathleen in 2010: Kathleen is a very loving and social little girl who loves getting attention from adults. Whenever I was in her group, she was always right beside me, participating in […]

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Chelsea Qi

Girl, born 2006 She is listed as Blind with a left foot deformity; she was assessed and they confirmed that she has no visual impairments but rather what they think is a visual processing disorder. Listed: August 25, 2015 Chelsea Qi is a sweet girl with a kind spirit. It is rare to see her […]

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Jude

Boy, born 2011 Severe delay of physical and mental development Listed: Aug 25, 2015 VIDEO: https://youtu.be/i4KTSYVhRmU   From a family that met him 6/15: We spent about a week with this sweet boy when we were adopting our son in June 2015. He is so desperate for love. He called me momma and begged my daughter […]

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Andy

Boy, born 2007 PRC Andy, age 8, was found abandoned when he was three months old. He was born with a meningocele and hydrocephalus, for which he received surgery when he was 9 months old. Other than a few scars, he’s in great health now. He has complete bowel and bladder control. Andy has had […]

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Dionte

Boy, born 10/2012 PRC Hemophelia Two year old Dionte is a doll! Dionte is an active and positive little guy. He can walk independently and he can go up stairs with the support of the wall. He is able to hold and use a pencil and he can put blocks into a cup and take […]

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Olena

Girl, born 2013 P-OD Good development level for her age. Sociable and cheerful child with good appetite; she doesn’t like to be alone and even though she enjoys playing with other kids, prefers the company of an adult. She is communicative. Currently attends an early stimulation classroom showing good interaction with her peers. Language is […]

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Harvey L21

Harvey, born 2003 Listed: July 31, 2015 Harvey, the older brother, is 11 y.o. He is active, helpful, kindhearted, he likes participating in different events and enjoys dancing. The boy wants to be a leader among peers. His medical diagnosis – bronchial asthma (in remission). Hudson, the younger brother is no longer available for adoption. […]

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Noelia L10

Girl, 5 years old Early antenatal central nervous system defect, microcephaly, cerebral palsy with a spastic feet paraparesis. Speech development delay. Lack of protein energy. Received primary latent hypothyreosis. Listed: July 30, 2015 UPDATED 2016: Noelia has blue eyes and light brown hair. She is friendly, helpful, likes joking and laughing, strong will, adequate emotions and […]

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Aslan

Boy, born January 2008 PRC Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis (EV) Aslan has the heart of a lion. Every day he manages the physical effects of his special need. He likely has Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis. EV is a rare inherited condition characterized by chronic infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) leading to multiple cutaneous lesions. It can be disfiguring and […]

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Benji

Boy, born July 2006 PRC Post-op cleft lip and palate Benji is post-operative for a cleft lip and palate. He is an active and restless boy. Compared with children the same age, he is delayed in language development. He can only say some simple words including brother, aunt, sister, etc. He can’t speak clearly and […]

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Everly

Girl, born October 2006 PRC Nystagmus and blurry distance vision Everly is a beautiful 8 year old girl who came into care when she was 5 months old. An early exam showed she has nystagmus and later exams also show her near vision is good, but her distance vision is blurry. In short, Everly needs […]

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Byron

Boy, born October 2005 PRC Cerebral Palsy Listed: June 23, 2015 Byron is a bright child, whose cognitive abilities are the same as other children his age. He speaks in complete sentences with clear pronunciation, other than a slight regional accent. He has no problem communicating with adults, and can express his ideas and needs […]

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Bairn

Boy, born May 2010 PRC Right hemiplegia, pigmented nevus on back of shoulder Gorgeous Bairn lives with a foster family that has 4 other children and he gets along with them very well. Bairn’s gross motor skills have improved- he can run and climb as well as his peers. If he is in a hurry […]

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Marietta

Girl, born December 2009 PRC Spine deformity Marietta is a beautiful little girl who is 5 years old! She came into care when she was almost 1 year old, and was found to have a deformity of her spine, with paralysis of her legs. Marietta has bowel control, but no bladder control at this time. […]

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