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DWIGHT for the Kincinas family — IL

John and Sheryl met 16 years ago while working at an agency that provides supports for adults with intellectual disabilities. They were married five years later, while continuing to work at the same agency. They had always planned on adopting a child with Down syndrome, but their prayers were answered, and a lot of money was saved, when their second biological child, Remy, was born with Down syndrome. Sadly, Remy passed away tragically shortly after his fourth birthday.

Sheryl and John reconvened to see if adopting a child with Down syndrome was still in their hearts. After talking with their two young children, they decided that, yes, they would step out in faith and trust and begin the process to open their home to another child with Down syndrome.

As soon as Sheryl and John saw Dwight’s picture, they knew he was their son. During the waiting process, the whole family is passing the time enjoying learning about his culture, history, foods and holidays. They’re eagerly anticipating flying to Asia late Fall to bring their newest family member HOME!

7/7/2017 — HOMESTUDY in PROCESS

$1,640.60 has been donated towards the cost of our adoption!

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MOLLIE for the Wheaton family — IL

Mollie updateKim lives in suburban Chicago, Illinois.  She has four daughters, two biological and two whom she adopted internationally.  She considers her daughters to be the biggest blessing of her life!

This past summer, Kim and her daughters decided to participate in a summer hosting program, hosting a 12 year old orphan for four weeks.  When she first saw “Mollie’s” picture in her email, Kim was drawn to her.  Then during the four week visit, Kim and all her daughters fell in love with Mollie and knew she was meant to be a part of their family!

Despite her hard first years, living in an orphanage, Mollie is sweet and kind with a heart of gold.  She fits perfectly into their family and Kim and her daughters look forward to the day when she is home forever!

6/19/17 —TA RECEIVED; TRAVELING in JULY

$3,264.41 has been donated towards the cost of our adoption!

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Mollie has received a $10,000 Older Child Grant.

KASMIRA for the Ballard family — IL

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Follow the Ballard family’s adoption journey on their blog at www.tobelongandbeloved.wordpress.com

 

 

PATRICK for Michael and Jennifer — IL

 

Joshua (Patrick) 2014

Joshua (Patrick) 2014

Ukraine

Follow the family’s adoption journey on their blog at www.doloski.blogspot.com

 

 

 

TAYLAH for the White family — IL

Elisha (Taylah) 2015

Elisha (Taylah) 2015

Russia

 

Follow the White family’s adoption journey on their blog at alongtheroadadoption.blogspot.com

 

 

MELANIE for the Sader family– IL

 

Lucy (Melanie) 2014

Lucy (Melanie) 2014

Ukraine

Follow the adoption journey of the Sader family on their blog at www.the21stchromosomeablessingindesguise.blogspot.com