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Sunday, July 12, 2015

A Look Back...and Forward!

Did you know that Sophia was featured on LifeNews.com back in 2013?  Crystal Kupper wrote the article bringing attention to Sophia and Reece's Rainbow. Thousands of folks read the article and have prayed for her.  I thought I would share it here for you to see.  We are praying that LifeNews might be interested in doing a follow up article!  As you know, Hope is in the same orphanage and in similar condition, and we fully expect her to thrive as much as Sophia has when she joins our family!

I gasped the first time I saw her photo. Limbs splayed out across a metal crib, the little girl’s ribs nearly poked out of her chest. Her striped socks — the only piece of clothing she wore on her emaciated body — nearly fell off her miniature feet. And her thighs and arms! They looked no larger than my fingers. This girl looked like she had just crawled out of Auschwitz or Dachau, not a government-run children’s home.
Then I saw her statistics and blinked twice. Sophia, a nearly-four-year-girl from Eastern Europe, weighed ten pounds. Ten pounds at four years old. That’s how much my brother weighed at birth, not when he entered preschool!
As a volunteer with Reece’s Rainbow, an adoption advocacy agency that works with special-needs children all around the world, I know......Read More Here

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