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Miracles

Why do children need families?  How can a child overcome years of neglect and inadequate medical care?  Will they ever be “normal”?  It can take 3 to 8 YEARS to see how much recovery a child can make from the … Continue reading

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A Little Help for Some Friends

I have been incredibly blessed to be able to approach my fundraising goal to cover the expenses I will incur during my kidney donation.  All of the money donated has come from friends, acquaintances and outright strangers.  It is amazing … Continue reading

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Knowing Gavin

Gavin’s family traveled to pick him up from the orphanage in January of 2013.   When they got back to the US Gavin was almost immediately evaluated by specialists.  His health issues were complicated, and he would face many surgeries. … Continue reading

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Joy, Shame and Fear

I would love to be able to say that I was the one who told the Thomas family about “Gavin”…I was not…you see I had given up hope.  I did not believe there was a family for Gavin.  I did not … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the Story

Every good story starts at the beginning.  In 2010 I came to work at Children’s House International as a Case Manager for their Eastern European programs.  I was handed a file with four children’s photos and medicals for our newly … Continue reading

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