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Monday, March 5, 2012

THANK YOU!!!!! and urgent news

We have another angel in the wings of our adoption. Her name is also Elizabeth. She posted about us on her blog here- http://keeponspinning.wordpress.com/2012/03/05/saving-babies-together/
It is a beautiful post. I loved it. I was humbled and honored by it. We do not adopt these boys alone. There are MANY of you :o) and you know who you are, who silently, selflessly like Elizabeth help behind the scenes. THANK YOU!!!! (((HUGS))))
My chip in is NOT cooperating with showing recent donations. I'm off to try and fix it!
Now the urgent news.
Here is more of what we know is happening to our boys in their orphanage in Eastern Europe-
Donated toys are put into a bag and henceforth ignored in a toy closet.
The staff all know the routine to impress visitors. An insider described this routine as “making one sick.”
The donated therapy room is hardly used, but it benefited the
director–as leverage to get herself a higher pension.
Sometimes the children aren’t fed on Sundays, when there is a
skeleton staff.
The children’s diapers aren’t always changed every
One child has been kept in isolation for two years for an
upper respiratory infection.
The caregivers unashamedly lift the children from the beds and
carry them across the room by one arm.
They are deliberately underfeeding the children to keep them
small and weak, so that they don’t need much food or attention, and can’t be transferred (along with their government stipend) to the next
My heart breaks, do you realize that our Moses has only doubled his birth weight in 7 years?? Recently on the news a 15 yr old in the US was found weighing 70 pounds. As terrible as this is, this 15 yr old (below) in the same orphanage as our boys is this big. She can't weigh more than 24 pounds. You can read about her family here-http://thesousabrownfamily.blogspot.com/
why??? ....cry....

1 comment:

  1. So sad. Thanks for sharing

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