Almost Home

May 26, 2009 10:36 AM

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I returned late last night from Nicaragua with Ryan, Sam, and Kate. It was incredibly difficult to leave Stacy and the girls in Managua for the second time in as many months. But as difficult as it was for me, it was that much harder for Stacy. As most of you know, she has been away from her home, friends, family, and support network for nearly a dozen weeks.


While we have appreciated the opportunity that Stacy has been given to bond with Rosalinda and Rebeca and them with her, they are ALL ready to be here. Last details include obtaining the adoption sentence, birth certificates, medical clearances, visas, passports, and (rebooked) airline tickets. Such crucial steps demand a sense of urgency, high level of accuracy, inexhaustible patience, and enormous favor (not to mention even more time, energy, and money). So please continue to pray that Stacy can finally return home so that Rosalinda and Rebeca can finally know a home of their own.


Again, we appreciate so much the love, encouragement, and generosity you all have shown over this very long and very exciting journey. Honestly, we could not imagine doing this without that.


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Love this photo, Bill and Stacy.

I have one of me and Gary on adoption day in the official's office in Nanchang. That morning, both of us had a serious bout of food poisoning. I won't get into the gory details, suffice it to say we were quite pale and exhausted in the photo!

Fortunately, the challenges and anxiety of the adoption process (just like the pains of labor and deliver) miraculously disappear in short order once your life returns to "normal".

Hang in there. You're in the homestretch!

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What could the caption of this photo be? Hmmmm.
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