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Adoption Updates

China Host Kids Are Here!

Dec 15th, 2014 - By Shannon Phillips - 0 Comments

Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, the 25 children from China made it safely to the U.S. for our Holiday Hosting Program. They are all safe and sound with their host families and we can't wait to hear stories, see photos and help all of these children find forever families. Look at some of the photos from our airport…

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CCCWA Releases New Eligibility Updates

Dec 10th, 2014 - By GWCA - 0 Comments

The China Center for Children's Welfare and Adoption released an announcement stating that they will be making some changes regarding family eligbiltiy beginning January 1, 2015. The changes are to 'better help children in need find suitable families and improve the quality of management and service.' GWCA is excited for these changes and the impact they will make on our current and future…

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Happy Forever Family Day Spicy Peanut

Dec 3rd, 2014 - By GWCA - 0 Comments

Two years ago today, I walked into the Civil Affairs office in Changsha, China, wondering what our first encounter would be like. Would the room be filled with crying children and anxious families? Would I recognize you from your one recent picture I'd been studying? Would you smile at me? Would you be terrified of me? I had been waiting for this day for well over three years. But…

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Hosting Yu Yu

Oct 1st, 2014 - By GWCA - 0 Comments

“Hon, I know you are going to think I’m crazy, but I want to host an orphan from China this summer…” This is how I greeted my husband the day that I dared to take a peek at the photo listing of children who needed placements for the summer hosting program.  After adopting my daughter as an infant (I was single at the time), I felt in my heart the pull towards adopting an older child. …

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