Category Archives: Welcome Home

Two Special Hearts: A Brother’s Day Story

Ask Apollo what he loves most about Magnus, and there’s no hesitation: “I love that we both have special hearts. I love Magnus because he’s my brother.” Continue reading

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“We Could Have Missed This: Adopting a Son”

A WACAP family shares how their plans changed from adopting a daughter to adopting their son, whom they can’t imagine life without. Continue reading

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Welcome Home to Abel, Two Months Home

Welcome home to 2 and 1/2-year-old Abel! Continue reading

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Two Boys Get the Heart Surgery and Family They Urgently Need

“Our little boy was critically ill with a very special and complex heart,” Apollo’s mom recalls … Continue reading

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Welcome Home, Elliana, Adopted From Thailand!

Parents Ryan and Bronwyn were thrilled to bring their daughter home from Thailand this past month, and we’re thrilled to welcome them! Continue reading

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One Mom Shares: “Building a Nest: Older Child Adoption”

WACAP parents Kristi and Alexander adopted their son, 7-year-old son Henry, in February. Here, Kristi shares about the experience of adopting an older child: what’s different, what’s familiar, and what’s amazing as their family of six grows closer. Continue reading

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“There in front of us”: One Family’s Thailand Adoption Story

Adoptive parents Nicole and Derek share about adopting from Thailand, the joy their daughter Chaya has brought to their family, and what helps them through the tough times. Continue reading

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Post-Adoption Success Story

Today, on May 15, we highlight the story of parents Josh and Kelsey and what their adoption and their post-adoption follow-through has meant to so many. Continue reading

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Welcome Home, Maya Lin!

It’s a summer of firsts for two-year-old Maya Lin, who was adopted through WACAP last month. Maya Lin’s mom describes her as “adventurous, independent and smart” and is enjoying watching her get to know her older sister Riley, who was also adopted … Continue reading

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An Update on Adoptions from the DRC

In 2013, WACAP launched our adoption program in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).  We were off to a great start serving children in need when the Congolese government enacted a suspension on exit permits.  So for children whose adoptions … Continue reading

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