Member Blogs

In Need of a New Vehicle

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 In April, the co-founders of Orphan Relief and Rescue, Tim and Rebecca Pratt, will be heading to Liberia. They will be working with the Ministry of Social Welfare and our Field Director, Matthew Cramer, to identify children who have been orphane…

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From USCIS: Revised I-600 & I-600a Forms Now Available

Source: America World Adoption News .

From The United States Citizenship & Immigration Services: We would like to inform you that a revised Form I-600, Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative and Form I-600A, Application for Advance Processing of an Orphan Petition, are now…

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"Remember–Sad Can Look Mad": An Article from ETC

Source: America World Adoption News .

Our friends at Empowered to Connect have excellent resources for foster and adoptive parents. Their current featured article offers some great insight into ‘angry episodes’ from children, and potentially parents as well. Check out the article entitled, "Remember–Sad Can Look…

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Encouragement from Psalm 27:14

Source: America World Adoption News .

Regardless of what you are waiting on, be assured God cares. Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord. – Psalm 27:14

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Best Friends in Orphanage Reunited

Source: America World Adoption News .

Two best friends in a China orphanage were recently reunited through a shared medical condition 3-1/2 years after they were both adopted. Mae & Mai receiving treatment for the same genetic blood disease at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland. Brian…

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Family Story: Our Haiti Bonding Trip

Source: America World Adoption News .

The following is a reflection on the bonding trip two America World couples made to Haiti to meet their children, written by Jack Hawkins, AWAA dad: When was the last time your life was truly an adventure? It’s easy to…

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Paul Needs Storytellers!

Source: America World Adoption News .

Paul was added to our China Waiting Child pages quite some time ago and is still waiting for his forever family. Will you continue praying for him, sharing his information and telling his story so he can join his family…

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How About Some Great News…?

Source: America World Adoption News .

We introduced you all to Jamie back in December, then again 3 weeks ago. You have been praying for her and sharing her information, so we thought you would want to know…that Jamie now has a family! There is something…

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"Be A Storyteller": More Than Just a Catchphrase

Source: America World Adoption News .

The following came from an America World mother, Rachel Goodier, whose family adopted from China and learned the great value in America World’s Mission trips. There are so many reasons to go, but Rachel’s insight as an adoptive mother adds…

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Adoption Tax Credit Course: Free Through Adoption Learning Partners

Source: America World Adoption News .

It’s the time of year when families are completing their tax filings. The adoption tax credit is one way the U.S. government promotes and supports adoption. Though the adoption tax credit provides a very valuable benefit to adoptive families, it…

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