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