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Tiny Palmer’s Fighting Spirit

Several months ago, we received a call from an orphanage in Anhui asking for help with a one-week baby boy. This newborn, born with Down Syndrome, was struggling to breathe. The orphanage suspected baby Palmer had pneumonia.

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Kennette: Still She Fights On

The name Kennette means ‘extremes’…extremes in fortune, health and spirituality; the bearer of this name is said to either enjoy great success or suffer abject misery.

Kennette intake 9.28.15

Born just a few weeks ago, baby Kennette has more than fulfilled the ‘suffering abject misery’ portion of her name…and still she fights on. Read more.

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Tom: LWB’s Featured Child of the Week

Tom is only a few months old and he’s had a rough start – but this little guy is a fighter!  At ten days, old, he had surgery for appendicitis. The surgery site then became infected, causing parts of his colon and small intestine to become damaged.


Another surgery removed the damaged areas and gave him a temporary colostomy so he could heal. Tom has been in the ICU since the surgery, which means that his family can’t visit him. Read more.

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Top Ten Photos of 2014: Every Child Counts

As this year comes to a close, we bring you the photos that YOU and our other supporters chose as your two favorites of 2014!

FuyangboyDon’t Forget Me

When our foster care director visited an orphanage in Anhui Province this year, to see if there were more children who could join our program, this little boy grabbed onto her hand and wouldn’t let go. It was like he was saying, “Don’t forget me!” Read more.

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