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MICAH for the Edwards family — TX

The email with his file came and there he was, this little guy with a repaired cleft lip scar and those beautiful Asian eyes and I thought he looked like an Edwards.  Even at that, I had my list of why we couldn’t adopt and I gave that list to God.  Well, God had His own plans (of course) and here we are.
This is our second adoption process.  I can hardly believe that I’m typing that!  He’s in the same orphanage that our “Crystal” once lived in and was born just 3 weeks after we left Taiwan with her.  We spent 3 days in that orphanage with the kids in her group, but leaving with her on that final day was so bittersweet.  We were so thrilled to finally have our Gotcha Day, but so sad that there were still little faces in that room behind her.  I never actually imagined that we’d be going back to bring another one home, but I’m in awe that God is calling us back to amazing and beautiful.  Given, it isn’t always beautiful because adoption is hard, but it’s one of the best beauty from ashes stories I’ve ever been allowed to be part of.

2/20/2018 — USCIS APPROVED
Please follow along on their blog at:  shinelikethenoondaysun.blogspot.com

$320.10 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.

2/10/18 — COURT PASSED
Follow the family’s adoption journey on their blog at hiskindness.wordpress.com

$6,340.41 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”!

2/12/18 — TRAVEL DATE RECEIVED
Follow the family’s adoption journey at:  justusholts.blogspot.com

$12,857.50 has been donated towards the cost of our adoption!

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Noelani has received a $360.95 Waiting Child Grant.

 

A CHILD for the Graham family — TX

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Hi there!  We are Chris and Elizabeth Graham. Newlyweds. Mama and Daddy to Worth. Adoption advocates. Chipotle lovers. A musician and an artist.

Here’s a little bit about our story.

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 and grow our family. We have more than we need, so we are building a longer table.

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

12/3/17 — COMPILING DOSSIER

$10,556.55 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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GEORGINA for the Wingfield family — TX

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Follow the family’s adoption journey on their blog at georgina-onmymind.blogspot.com

JACKSON for the Simmons family — TX

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

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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LITHUANIA

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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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

 

MILANA for the Greeson family — TX

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Follow the Greeson family’s adoption journey on their blog at greesonadoption.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