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Hope Blanket Baby: Gosnell Family

Source: America World Adoption News .

Thank you to Ashley Gosnell who shares this story from her blog. Did you know that most families can complete the adoption process of a little boy through the China waiting children program in 12-16 months? Families who are open…

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Orphan Relief and Rescue Ebola Response Statement

Source: Blog .

Orphan Relief and Rescue has been working in Liberia since 2007, and we plan to continue our work, even amidst the Ebola crisis in the country. It is our belief that children need to be protected no matter what external circumstances arise.With that sa…

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Lucas’s First Gotcha Day

Source: America World Adoption News .

Thank you to Heidi Jundt for sharing this sweet video of her family’s adoption journey to adopt their son Lucas from China! Check out her blog here. Did you know that most families can complete the adoption process of a…

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Foster Family’s Home Transformed {Project Renovate}

Source: Lifesong for Orphans .

The Forgotten Initiative’s second Project Renovate of the summer was a great success! Watch the transformation below! In ONE day, over 40 volunteers came together and put up a new fence and roof, laid flooring, painted walls, cleaned, redecorated, prepped a bathroom for new plumbing, planted flowers….and gave foster mom, Laurie a fresh start!  Laurie has been foster mom to her 7 year old grandson for over a year. She was committed to supporting him in every way she could but her home was falling apart around her. A chronic leaking roof made it impossible to have flooring in her living room and the consistent moister from the roof was causing the panelling to literally hang off the walls. There were several other projects she had been unable to get to – though she was deeply motivated and had tried a number of options. Her caseworker nominated her for a … Continue reading

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Welcome Home from India!

Source: America World Adoption News .

Congratulations to the 3 families who came home in July! We wanted to highlight a special message and photos from one of our families recently home. “We returned home from India with our 6 year old daughter, Anamika, in February….

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Support Miriam’s Heart & Help Bring the Regional Conference to Our Area This Fall!

Source: Our Heart .

Miriam’s Heart wishes to thank you for your support over the past few years. We have seen many changes and …

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Our Nineveh

Source: Our Heart .

One day the Lord spoke to Jonah son of Amittai. 2 He said, “Go to Nineveh, that great city, and speak out against it; …

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Why Can’t We Be His Family? The Gividen’s Story

Source: America World Adoption News .

We are Mark and Elizabeth Gividen from Tehachapi, CA. We adopted our daughter Linsey, from Hunan, China in Dec 2004. She was 17 months old and the most beautiful thing we’d ever laid eyes on. Our family of 4 traveled…

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Webinar: Adopting from India

Source: America World Adoption News .

You are invited to join us for a webinar on adopting from India on Thursday, August 28th, at 12:30 pm EST. The webinar will be hosted by our India program staff and will include details about the India adoption process…

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China Matching Dates for July 2014

Source: America World Adoption News .

The CCCWA has recently completed the matching for families whose dossiers were logged in on December 8-11, 2006. The CCCWA just officially announced their cutoff date for matching on their internal database. The CCCWA matched four log in dates for…

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