All posts tagged: special needs

Dreams Released, Renewed, Reviewed

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Adoption / Answering the Call / Wrestling with Angels

I always wanted a big family. When I was twelve, I read 19 Steps Up the Mountain, about a family with many adopted children who had a wide variety of special needs: a couple Korean boys with polio, an African-American girl with no arms or legs, a little Chinese girl with Down’s Syndrome, etc. I wanted to be like them. Big family. Lots of kids. Biological kid or two, but many adoptions. Special needs. When I […]

An Angel on the Tree

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Actively Advocating / Adoption / Holidays/Holy-days / Shameless Plugs / Special Needs

His name is Jais. He’s new to the Reece’s Rainbow family. He just turned 2 years old last month. He lives in an orphanage, and he has Down Syndrome. I don’t know what country he lives in, but I do know that he needs a family. He needs to be loved in the way children are loved by their parents, which is not the same as the way nannies love the children in their care. He needs […]