Tag Archives: Adopting Siblings

Fairy Tales and Happily Ever After

Recently, I had a fascinating conversation with an individual who was asking all sorts of adoption-related questions. Wonderful questions. Questions that make my heart sing because they speak to a curiosity and openness to learn about children who wait for … Continue reading

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Passion for Finding Families

When I first came to WACAP, I was, I admit, a bit of a doubting Thomas. I had doubts whether we really could find a family for every child. It’s a nice thought, but is it reality? I thought, “Maybe we could find … Continue reading

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What’s stopping you?

Jo Reed, manager of WACAP’s Family Finders, talks about how WACAP is bringing hope to children who are waiting — and one of the ways we’re reducing barriers, like cost, to help bring families together. Every day, I come to … Continue reading

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Get Ready for It . . .

We get excited, here at WACAP, when talk turns to children coming home. It’s really something. Where once their world was marked by the temporary, soon everything will become permanent. They will come home to family. Quick, what images are … Continue reading

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Being Thankful

By Tami Mason Lathrop, WACAP Bulgaria Program Manager There are so many things that I am thankful for.  Working in WACAP’s Bulgaria Program, I get to see what goes in to an international adoption, from start to finish.  Within those … Continue reading

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“What Is the Best Question to Ask a Child?”

Read one WACAP staff member’s story of what it means to ask herself this question every day … and what it means to a child waiting for a family to hear the answer. As WACAP’s “A Family for Me” program … Continue reading

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Celebrating Family

This video, which we shared at this year’s Children’s Hope Auction, is a wonderful celebration of family! One of these amazing family members was adopted through WACAP’s India program. Enjoy, and have a tissue handy!

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Making a Difference: A Guest Post by Alex Coe

I was born with a colorectal malformation.  At four years old, I was adopted from Hangzhou through WACAP.  After my adoption, I had several surgeries to correct the colorectal malformation.   I went on to live a fairly normal life and … Continue reading

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Adopting Siblings: A Guest Post by Shelah Miner

At first, it was the best vacation ever. Sure, there were long flights and jet lag and unfamiliar food, but she had her mom and her grandma all to herself, which is something Rose couldn’t remember experiencing in a house … Continue reading

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WACAP and KING 5 Television Celebrate a Two Year Partnership Finding Forever Families for Washington Children

“I hear kids at school talk about going to the Seahawks game all the time. ‘Sounds great,’ I say back, but all I really want is someone to take me to one. Don’t think I’d even care what kind of … Continue reading

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