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21 Awesome!

21 Awesome!
There are currently 21 AWESOME kids on Madison Adoption Associate’s list waiting for their families to see them, waiting to be chosen. These kids shine!,  They are each special in their own way.,  We’re hoping that this November, Adoption Awareness Month, will be the month they find their forever families.,  Please share this post- you never know if one of these kid’s families will be on your friends… list!
You can find more information about each of these children here: http://madisonadoption.com/WaitingList.aspx

Advocacy: Leona

Advocacy: Leona

Photo: Look at lovely 11.5 year old, Leona! It seems unbelievable to think that she came into care as an infant and is still waiting for a family. Leona is listed with Madison Adoption Associates and is diagnosed as having tested positive for syphilis as an infant. From an update received this month: She is in grade four now and her academic performance is fair. She can finish homework in time. She likes playing with friends at school. She likes badminton and running. She likes snacks. Her mental and language development are normal. Leona is doing very well, and syphilis didn't exert any impact on her development. She received medical treatment soon after she was accepted by the orphanage. Now she is living in the orphanage and goes to school every day. She receives regular education at a normal school. 

Videos: http://vimeo.com/111466722 
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Password: Adoptmaa

Updated measurements: Height: 140cm
Weight: 30.5kg
Head Circumference: 52cm
Chest Circumference: 65cm
Foot Length: 22cm

Leona is optimistic and active. She likes to smile at people, enjoys group activities, and likes playing badminton and jump rope with her friends. From someone who knew her: She is a girly girl who loves to dance and have her hair done with pretties. She does pretty well in school. She likes to play games with her friends and watch cartoons on TV.

Here are some great resources for this condition:
http://www.adoptspecialneeds.org/speci,,š¦/infectious-diseases/
http://www.merckmanuals.com/,,š¦/infe,,š¦/congenital_syphilis.html
http://www.nohandsbutours.com/types/infectious-disease/
http://www.lwbcommunity.org/wisdom-wednesday-what-is-congen,,š¦
http://www.journeytolaurenmei.blogspot.com/
http://www.nohandsbutours.com/,,š¦/special-need-highlight-ado,,š¦/

*For more information on Leona, please fill out a free PAP Waiting Child Review Form, which can be found here: https://madison.mysamdb.com/SAM/Fm/Fm_Ap_Form_Edt.aspx

This amazing child is in need of a family. , She is in grade four now and her academic performance is fair. She can finish homework in time. She likes playing with friends at school. She likes badminton and running. She likes snacks. Her mental and language development are normal. Leona is doing very well. She received medical treatment soon after she was accepted by the orphanage. Now she is living in the orphanage and goes to school every day. She receives regular education at a normal school. For more information on Leona and her special needs please contact Madison.

For more information on Leona, please fill out a free PAP Waiting Child Review Form, which can be found here: https://madison.mysamdb.com/SAM/Fm/Fm_Ap_Form_Edt.aspx

a home. She is 11.5 years of age.

 

Safe Arrival!

Safe Arrival!

Our faithful leader (Go, Diana!!) arrived safely in Harbin, China last night. She is there meeting children that will participate in this upcoming hosting program. So far she is having a wonderful trip and meeting some amazing kids.,  Its also her birthday today! Happy Birthday to a woman who dedicates her life to help orphans find loving homes!!

Photo: Harbin at night. Diana reports that it was a good day meeting wonderful kids for the next hosting program!!

(Harbin at night)