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The Kids, The Need, The Son I’m Proud Of: What I’d Share With Russia

Lew Bequette, WACAP dad and board member, recalls traveling to Russia to adopt his son:”When they brought Michael to us, he had nothing …” Continue reading

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Two Adoptees’ Stories: Two Perspectives on Growing Up Adopted

Both impacted by adoption, Katelyn, adopted from Russia, and Jacob, adopted from Colombia, each have unique stories to tell about growing up adopted. Each was profoundly changed by family, and both carry powerful feelings that continue to shape who they are.

Thank you to Katelyn and Jacob for sharing about their journeys, the families who shaped their paths, and what they’d like others to know. Continue reading

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Saturday Snapshot: “I Share My Story”

Graphic and quote from Katelyn, WACAP adoptee from Russia, who believes that every child deserves to know the story of a family’s love.
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With the New Year

Nearly 200 children will be ringing in (or waking up to) a new year with their families for the very first time.   Adopted from Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Washington state foster care, these kids are no longer waiting for … Continue reading

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“Just Like Dad” Photos for Father’s Day

Whether it’s a dad, grandpa, an uncle or friend … father figures are pretty special. They make us laugh, inspire us and give us someone to look up to. This photo collection, featuring members of the WACAP family, is a celebration … Continue reading

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Cherishing Each Moment Home

Just months ago, Steven and Mallory traveled to Russia to welcome their son and daughter, adopted through WACAP, into their family. Now a family of four, they’re enjoying the first months of being together … and focusing on what matters most: each … Continue reading

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Ballet Slippers and Summer With Family

Today, Vera’s on her toes; that is, she’s taking ballet and folk dancing classes (and though no ballroom dancing yet, she’s just having a ball).   Five years ago, she was living in a baby home in Russia with dozens … Continue reading

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The Faces of Father’s Day

Here at WACAP, every day is a celebration of family. This weekend, we celebrate Father’s Day with this tribute to the dads, uncles, grandpas, and other men in our lives. Thank you to everyone who sent in a photo! We … Continue reading

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Celebrating Four Years With Matthew

Tomorrow, Matthew Beckley will celebrate his fourth birthday. It’s his third birthday celebration with his parents, Michelle and Michael, since coming home. Matthew was adopted through WACAP from Russia, where WACAP has worked since 1993 to find families for the … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

2012 is off to an exciting start here at WACAP! In this, our 36th year of finding families for children, we have so much to look forward to in every country where we work! A family will soon begin their … Continue reading

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