Tag Archives: Family Finders

Reality, Not Romance

Last fall I met a young man adopted internationally. He had been home for one year, and I was taken by his maturity and language development. He is a young teenager, and I was getting to know him a bit … Continue reading

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Love Knows No Borders

As I write this, I am exhausted from a busy August day in China, getting to know new friends in Huaihua City in the Hunan province. There are three of us on this trip: myself, WACAP’s China Program Director Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Tell a Story, Change a Story.

I’m often asked about the specifics of how adoption has changed over the years. Like most questions about adoption, the answer begins with a qualifier, “It’s complicated.” At the end of the answer, we’re left with the reality of children … 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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Seeing the Children: A Journey of Hope

Mary Moo, WACAP’s vice president of adoptions, recently returned from a special trip to China;  with photos and memories of the kids she met, she shares about her visit, and a little of the story that needs telling … This … Continue reading

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WACAP Homecomings: A Family for Maddox

Maddox was born in Korea in the fall of 2009. Because he was born with a heart defect that would likely require surgery, there was an added challenge to finding this “bright and happy” baby boy a family. WACAP accepted this … Continue reading

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