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Helping the One

I have been involved in Kids in Crisis for seven years. Initially as a volunteer, then a board member and currently as president. I have seen this organization evolve over this period from a more hands off fundraising organization to an emphasis on creating programs that directly effect and change children's lives. As a mother of five, three adopted from China, [...]

By |2016-10-13T19:32:54+00:00October 12th, 2015|Kids in Crisis Updates|0 Comments

A Former Reluctant To Adopt Husband

This post is a little lengthy, but I thought some of you would get a kick out of seeing some of my journey in regards to adopting special-needs children. Four years ago I was interviewed by a friend, Anthony Salem about adoption from a man’s perspective. A lot has happened in the last four years, [...]

By |2016-10-13T19:32:57+00:00January 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Letter to Lily

Monday, was my daughter Lily’s seventh birthday. It’s hard to believe that the once frail little 2 year old china orphan was placed in my arms, only weighing 14 lbs, is now a thriving ball of energy. Here is a letter I wrote to her on her birthday. Dear Lily Over the past four years [...]

By |2016-10-13T19:32:57+00:00January 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

100 Smiling Faces

I know this might come as a shock to some, but I, like many people, do not like to be uncomfortable. This is funny now when I think about it, as I have found myself in many uncomfortable situations. I am a 6’4, bald, very white guy who has adopted three children from China, to [...]

By |2016-10-13T19:32:57+00:00December 9th, 2014|Kids in Crisis Updates|0 Comments