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  • On July 13th, 2011 the United States and Russia reached an agreement on Russian adoption policy in the United States. Over the years there have been cases of mistreatment and abuse of Russian children adopted by Americans. The “last straw” according to Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, was the highly publicized case of the adoptive […]

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  • Program brings children to U.S. from Colombia July 25, 2011|By Angie Cochrun, Staff Writer Gazette.net – Maryland Community News Online   Frederick resident Andy Hirshorn relaxed with Michael and Mimi Farley of Mount Airy on Friday, watching a pool full of loudly splashing kids, three of their own and two visiting through the Kidsave International […]

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  • EASTON Six children from Colombia, South America, will be heading to Talbot County as part of the KidSave Summer Miracles Program that helps place orphans with foster families. July 22, 2011|By DOROTHY LINDSTROM StarDem.com Community News Editor   Betsy and Kevin Greaney of Easton, along with other families, will be hosting the orphans, who currently […]

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  • As the sun sets on our first weekend of Summer Miracles 2011 events I’m tired from two days of barbeques, family meetings, travel between Washington and Montclair, New Jersey and heartened by the interest in the kids. We have it all – demure girls engaged in arts and crafts, sipping lemonade mix from a cup […]

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  • Kids teach resilience to Half Moon Bay couple July 13, 2011|By Lily Bixler Half Moon Bay Review Half Moon Bay, CA   Sign language is the mode of communication for Max Naraghi and 10-year-old Dubian Arley Ibarra-Ramos. With simple gestures and the help of some universal sound effects, Naraghi indicated to Dubian how to replace […]

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  • Residents of Dana Point and San Juan Capistrano have opened their homes to two kids who are among nine visiting Southern California this month through Kidsave, an organization that tries to find adoptive families. A picnic Sunday at Ocean Hills Church in San Juan is one of four public events where you can meet the […]

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  • Born in Karaganda, Kazakhstan, Galina Carson faced many adversities during the first 10 years of her life. June 7, 2012|By Sylvie Belmond Thousand Oaks Acorn   Her father died when she was 3, and the Russian girl was left alone with a mother who was unable to care for her. When Galina was 7, she […]

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  • We first met the Mason Family through their wonderful blog chronicling the adventures they had hosting a child in 2008 and 2010, and their subsequent journey to adopt their second Summer Miracle child. Gazette.net has done a new piece on the family as they await bringing Jhonatan home from Colombia for good. When Urbana residents Greg and Amanda Mason […]

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  • Through Kidsave International’s Summer Miracles Program, orphaned children find hope Originally published July 17, 2008 “Nine-year-old Isaac is an orphan from Colombia. He doesn’t speak English and is in a strange, new country, living in a big house with a family he met about two weeks ago.Yet Isaac is grinning ear to ear. Through Kidsave […]

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  • Jen is a blogger and mom, and her family hosted Rita, a Kidsave Summer Miracle, in summer 2009. She blogs about her experience here, but one post hits particularly close to home: “How to Make a Person Cry in Hobby Lobby As I’ve mentioned, I’ve been plagued with worry ever since our Kidsave child Rita got here that she’s not having […]

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  • Natalie Gipson carries a picture of Isaac, a 9-year-old Colombian orphan who likes football, movies, swimming and books. Originally Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2008 “Natalie Gipson carries a picture of Isaac, a 9-year-old Colombian orphan who likes football, movies, swimming and books. Though Gipson, a mother of three children, has not met Isaac, she and […]

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  • Families who open their homes to older Colombian orphans through Kidsave’s Summer Miracles program are probably far too busy to update if they file for adoption soon after their visiting child leaves. So it’s awesome to read about those who do find the time to blog about their adoption. One such family is the Mason family. They write: In […]

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  • Recording Yaqueline’s visit from Colombia to her Forever Family While in Colombia, our adoption agency, provided fantastic support.   We met some wonderful people who worked hard to help us bring Jaqui home.  We arrived back in Maryland just in time to prepare for Hurricane Sandy.  As we prepared, I explained to Jaqui that storms like […]

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  • San Clemente residents who help fund and build playgrounds for Hurricane Katrina victims in Louisiana hope to adopt Dumar, 12, into their family and into the effort. By FRED SWEGLES / THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER Putting a 12-year-old on an airplane to South America was not easy this past week for Mark and Debbie Perez of […]

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  • Chris and I started this blog to chronicle our journey to adopt Fernanda and Wendy, sisters from Bogota whom we hosted through Kidsave’s Summer Miracles program in the summer of 2009. http://miracles-expected.blogspot.com/

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