"Adventures, I used to call them. I used to think that they were things the wonderful folk of the stories went out and looked for, because they wanted them, because they were exciting and life was a bit dull...But that's not the way of it with the tales that really mattered, or the ones that stay in the mind. Folk seem to have just landed in them, usually...I expect they had a lot of chances, like us, of turning back, only they didn't. And if they had, we shouldn't know, because they'd have been forgotten."

-Samwise Gamgee, The Lord of the Rings

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Three very special girls

They weigh heavy on my heart. If you've ever considered adoption, please consider special needs adoption, and please consider these three special girls, or any special needs child on Reeces Rainbow. There are so many children with very minor needs who wait. Needs like epilepsy, repaired cleft, missing fingers/toes, and CP like our Alina. These children need a family before age 4-6, as special needs children are sent to institutions once they reach that age.

Regina is 3yrs old and has epilepsy. She's an adorable little girl who wants a mom and dad of her own. She is smart, and able to walk, talk, get dress, self feed, and is potty trained.
Isn't she just gorgeous?

Sveta is also 3yrs old. Sveta is in the same orphanage as our Alina, and she waits because she is HIV+. To learn more about how manageable HIV has become, please visit www.projecthopeful.org

And this is my Vika, also in the same orphange as Alina. I really dislike this picture of her, but she is just a gorgeous little girl who's eyes are not as bad as this picture shows. Vika waits because she has CP, just like our Alina. She also has strabismus, again like Alina. Vika is walking, talking, and according to a family who was just there with their children, she is a lovable little girl who likes to laugh and dance.

Sveta and Vika both have Reece's Rainbow prayer warrior buttons located in my sidebar. Please grab them, add them to your blogs, and help advocate for them, and all special needs children who wait.

Visit www.reecesrainbow.org and click 'waiting children', and these three girls can all be found in 'Other Angels', along with many more children who wait.

1 comment:

Molly said...

Regina is so cute, and I am drawn to her because of her epilepsy. One of my campers has petit mal seizures and It's heartbreaking. he's one of the sweetest boys I know.