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Looking for a Family for Thomas

When I was in China, I visited a boy named Thomas. Thomas was friendly and curious. While I had never met Thomas before, I knew about him for many years. Thomas inspired my mom and me to help children in China who were born with colorectal malformations.

Like Thomas, I was born in China with a colorectal malformation, also referred to as anal atresia or imperforated anus. Unlike Thomas, I was fortunate to have been adopted when I was four years old and receive the support of a family and the medical care I needed. With the proper medical management, I am able to live a healthy, happy, and active life. Read more.

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