Monthly Archives: February 2016

Bulgaria, Day 1: On My Mind …

It is my privilege this week to be in Bulgaria, learning more about this historic country and its adoption practices. With me is WACAP’s Program Manager for Bulgarian Adoptions Tami Mason, and fellow traveler, WACAP volunteer and adoption advocate Phil Hawley; and our … Continue reading

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“And we said yes”

When I saw our adoption agency’s number pop up on my phone that day, I put my phone back in my pocket and kept trudging toward the market … WACAP board member and adoptive parent Kristin Kalning writes the above passage in … Continue reading

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Unadoptable? Unacceptable.

Sometimes I struggle with how to talk about the “types of” children we serve at WACAP. Certainly, the adopted persons I’ve met are remarkable, funny, creative and compassionate. However, in an adoption world where the historical idea of “healthy newborns” … Continue reading

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