While she was still grieving, a Facebook friend was in Colombia picking up her new daughter. An agency worker shared the file of “Seraphina,” an adorable Colombian toddler with a perfectly round face and Down Syndrome. That friend passed on the file to Meyer ― and she was smitten, even without any initial photos. 

“There were only a few sentences in her initial listing, but they described her as ‘tender’ and talked about her ‘facial expressions lighting up the room,’” Meyer remembers. “Something about the few words shared just hit home.”