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FYNN for the Cooke family — TX

Jimmie and Rhonda Cooke are excited to adopt their third child from Eastern Europe.  The couple adopted two kids almost a year ago.  They have four kids ranging from 17 to 5 years old.  They would love to add one more to the family.  A friend of the Cooke’s opened their eyes to adoption and it completely changed their lives forever.  Jimmie works as a production foreman for an oil company in Texas, and Rhonda is a stay-at-home mother.  With many prayers, God has lead them to adopting another child with Down syndrome.  One of the children they adopted prior to this adoption had Down syndrome.  He has completely changed their lives for the best.  He has taught them to love with no strings and to be everyone’s friend.  They eagerly await for the day they can call this child her son.

10/18/2017 — COMPILING DOSSIER

$137.00 has been donated towards the cost of our adoption!

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MILEY for the Patterson family — TX

Hi! We’re the Pattersons. We’ve been married for 23 years (Wow, time flies!) and currently have five children. Our two oldest are in college, our next two are in high school and our youngest is in fifth grade. Four years ago we adopted our youngest, Joseph. The past four years have been challenging but SO rewarding.

For over 2 years we have wanted to adopt again. We had been in process with another country when the adoption could not move forward. We were heartbroken. We had been praying about who our next child would be and hoping that we could adopt a little girl.

Despite the unknowns, we are ready to plow through the paperwork to bring our little girl home as soon as possible!!  We appreciate your prayers and support so much as we begin this journey.

9/12/17 — DOSSIER SUBMITTED
Follow the family’s adoption journey on their blog at hiskindness.wordpress.com

$4,041.51 has been donated towards the cost of our adoption!

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NOELANI for the Holt family — TX

noelani-1Jacob and Sarah had that “love at first sight” moment 13 years ago at Dallas Baptist University and never stopped living the fairy tale. Jacob is a Vice President at Alliant Insurance Services and Sarah is a fitness bootcamp instructor / stay at home mom with their 6 children ages 2, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 10. After the adoption of #6, they knew they had room in their hearts and home for one more and started looking at Reece’s Rainbow for the perfect child with “something extra.” The whole family is so excited to welcome their new sister, soon to be named “Noelle”!

9/1/17 — USCIS APPROVED
Follow the family’s adoption journey at:  justusholts.blogspot.com

$6,826.80 has been donated towards the cost of our adoption!

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Noelani has received a $360.95 Waiting Child Grant.

 

ANNA and DOLLY for the Graham family — TX

 photo fwbutton150.pnganna-2016dolly-2017Hi there! We are Chris and Elizabeth Graham. Newlyweds. Mama and Daddy to Worth. Adoption advocates. Chipotle lovers. A musician and an artist.

In early 2015, I (Elizabeth) was living the single lady life when I had the craziest dream. In my dream, I was marrying the love of my life, and there right next to us was my precious, adopted child. It was breathtaking and vividly real.

By mid-2015, I was home study approved and eagerly learning the world of international adoption. After setback and heartbreak, I finally met my son, Worth, in May 2016, and he was in my arms forever on October 17, 2016.

Somewhere in the middle of that beautiful chaos, I met Chris and immediately knew he was the man of my dreams. Chris asked me to be his wife right before we traveled together to pick up my son, now our son. Loving Worth together has been the greatest joy of our lives. Some days are hard and messy and full of tears, but every day is overflowing with love.

Our prayer as a couple is that our love be so abundant that we have plenty to share with the world; now is the time to share our love with two daughters, two sisters for Worth. After months of praying and advocating for “Anna,” it became clear that she was supposed to join our family. Right now, she is locked away in a mental institution for adult men. Soon, she will be ours, forever home in our family.

With all signs and dreams pointing to adopting two girls, our hearts were led to “Dolly.” Without a doubt, she is our missing piece! “Anna” and “Dolly” are already in our hearts. Now we just need to get them home!

Thank you for being a part of this beautiful story. I can’t wait to see how it unfolds.

8/30/17 — DOSSIER SUBMITTED

$17,472.45 has been donated towards the cost of our adoption!

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Anna has received a $1054.95 Waiting Child Grant.
Dolly has received a $344.16 Waiting Child Grant.

JOHN, JAKE, and JARED for the Clements family — TX

We are Robert and Jennifer Clements. We live in Texas and have been married for almost four years. We both have a special love for children and a heart for serving our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. We have each been involved in our nephews and nieces lives growing up and have served in children’s ministry at our church as well as doing VBS with kids on mission trips to South Texas, Cuba, South Carolina, Guatemala to name a few places across the world. We have been unable to conceive children naturally, yet both have a strong desire to grow our family. Adoption is prevalent on both sides of our immediate families and something we talked about while dating. We were introduced to an orphan hosting organization through Robert’s older sister and about a year ago we learned the story of 4 precious boys in need of a family. They had been living in an orphanage in Eastern Europe for over 6 years. We hosted the 3 younger boys (the oldest has been adopted by another family) for 5 weeks last summer and they captured our hearts. We were told a story about the youngest a couple of Christmases ago who all he wanted was “joy”, “love”, and “peace”. He told us our family gave him joy, love, and peace. We have felt God’s hand orchestrating the entire process of Him choosing us to give these sweet, active boys a family they deserve and to love them unconditionally as He loves us.

8/17/17— COURT SUCCESSFULLY PASSED

$709.25 has been donated towards the cost of our adoption!

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MAX & SAWYER for the Jones family — TX

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

FELIX, GRETA, and ROMEO for the Barnett family — TX

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Follow the family’s adoption journey on their blog at obedient2hiscommand.blogspot.com

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BERKELEY +1 for the Williams family — TX

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

GABRIEL and BETSY for the Elkins family — TX

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

BRIA and SAFIYA for the Johnson family — TX

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

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MATTHEW for the Richey family — TX

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

NICHOLAS for the Whitmire family — TX

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

 

STEVEN and BRADYN for the Blackmon family — TX

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

LEONID and CALLEN for the Williams family — TX

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

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JOSEPH and ELI for the Patton family — TX

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Follow the family’s adoption journey on their blog at adventure4eli.blogspot.com

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VINCENT and TAO for the Jones family — TX

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Follow the family’s adoption journey on their blog  followingtheredthreadtoscarlett.blogspot.com

JULIETTE for the McDonald family — TX

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Follow the family’s adoption journey on their blog bringingjuliettehome.blogspot.com

MICKEY and SHAWN for the Beck family — TX

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

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CARISSA for the Matthews family — TX

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

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LUCAS and LANCE for the Prichard family — TX

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

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OLEG and SHANE for the Patterson family — TX

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Follow the Patterson family’s adoption journey on their blog AllArePreciousInHisSight.blogspot.com

KYLEN for the Rector family — TX

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Follow the Rector family’s adoption journey on their blog  therectorblog.blogspot.com

 

WHITNEY for Tiffany and Justin — TX

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Follow the family’s adoption journey on their blog  anothertexasfamily.com

ELVIRA for the Ochs family — TX

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Follow the Ochs family’s adoption journey on their blog aplantingforhisglory.blogspot.com

 

 

 

 

BRODERICK for the Sadler family — TX

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Follow the Sadler family’s adoption journey on their blog at positivelyhopefilled.wordpress.com

BRAEDEN for the Wingfield family — TX

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Stasik (Braeden) 2014

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

 

 

SHAWNA and LINDSAY for the Eubanks family — TX

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Follow the Eubanks family’s adoption journey on their blog livingonhopeandprayers.blogspot.com

 

ALLEN for the Jakubauskas family — TX

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Follow the Jakubauskas family’s adoption journey on their blog at www.four-more.blogspot.com

 

DANNY for the Whiteaker family — TX

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Follow the Whiteaker family’s adoption journey on their blog at the-white-acres.blogspot.com

 

JOSEPHINE for the Cutler Family — TX

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Follow the Cutler family’s adoption journey on their blog at cutlerfamilyadoption.blogspot.com