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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

(One of) the reasons we took Aunt Trish along!

To take beautiful pictures of Africa and our daughter. As you can see, she is doing an amazing job.

Today Trish and I visited Ahope, an orphanage in addis that is for children who have been orphaned because of AIDS. Heartbreaking, but these were some of the most beautiful children you could ever meet. They were so friendly, and were thrilled that each of them got a small stuffed animal from us.
Thanks again to all who donated shoes, blankets, knitted hats, toys, and more, a suitcase full of these items were brought here.

"there will always be poor in the land, therefore be openhanded towards the poor and the needy.". Deut. 15:11

3 comments:

Ken, Gwen, Rachel and Michelle Bosveld said...

Congratulations -- we are so happy for you, and join in giving thanks to God!

Heather said...

Oh, she's soooo gorgeous!!!
Thanks for sharing pics so I don't have to wait till you get home to see her!
xo

Liesl said...

Stunning! We can't wait to meet her in person.
~Liesl