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3 1/2 weeks

It has been 3 1/2 weeks since the night we arrived home with the kids forever! I didn’t intend to go so long without writing. In fact, I hoped to stay current for those of you following our story. However, … Continue reading

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The End & The Beginning

This is the end of one chapter, but also the beginning of one new. It is called Adjustment and Finding Our New Normal. I don’t know how long it will last, but it really won’t be our new normal. The … Continue reading

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Day After THE Day

That isn’t the greatest title, I know, but picking up where I left off…. (As you may recall, THE Day was when we got all three kids into our care and out of the orphanage forever!) I set my alarm … Continue reading

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Morning of THE Day

Just one paragraph that I had written up already from yesterday: Morning: Morning is here! We had our good hotel breakfast again and have begun our 2 1/2 hour drive south from Zaporyzhya to Berdyansk before 8 a.m. It is … Continue reading

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THE Day

It would be wrong of me to post nothing with such a cliff hanger of a day for those who are following along, but I can’t start in on details after such a busy day. I know all you really … Continue reading

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Legal Progress

It’s a long day of paper chasing. If you aren’t keen on the process or details then you may lose interest quickly. Bottom line is we hope to get all three kids tomorrow (Wednesday). Morning: Our day began sun shiny … Continue reading

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A Long Awaited Trip

It is Monday and Chris and I packed up and departed for the highly anticipated trip to Zaporizhya and Berdyansk this morning. Today is the big week because we are expecting to pick up a court document tomorrow (Tuesday) morning, … Continue reading

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